Friday, May 31, 2013

In Pursuit of Natural Objects (1800)

The Flights of a Lady-bird, or, The History of the Winged Rambler. (Dublin: Wm. Jones, 1800).

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Ambitious for Palaces (1878)

William Wilberforce Newton. Little and Wise: Lessons From the Ants, the Conies, the Locusts, and the Spider. (London: Wesleyan Conference Office, 1878).

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Possessing Common English Names (1871)

E.F. Staveley. British Insects: A Familiar Description of the Form, Structure, Habits, and Transformations of Insects. (London: L. Reeve and Company, 1871).

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

The Devil's Horses May Spit (1871)

Joseph Edgerton Willet. Wonders of Insect Life: The Structure, Habits, and Instincts of Insects, as Illustrating the Wisdom, Power, and Goodness of God. (Philadelphia: American Baptist Publication Society, 1871).

Monday, May 27, 2013

The Old Skin Begins to Swell (1895)

Louis Compton Miall. The Natural History of Acquatic Insects. (London: MacMillan and Company, 1895).

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Outgrowths of Chitinous Integument (1895)

Louis Compton Miall. The Natural History of Acquatic Insects. (London: MacMillan and Company, 1895).

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Next to Be Observed (1871)

E.F. Staveley. British Insects: A Familiar Description of the Form, Structure, Habits, and Transformations of Insects. (London: L. Reeve and Company, 1871).

Friday, May 24, 2013

Musical Hounds of the Fairy King (1862)

Henry Gardiner Adams.The Wildflowers, Birds, and Insects of the Months. (London: James Hogg and Sons, 1862).

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Cheese, Ham, and Flour Mites (1896)

F.H. Chittenden. Household Insects of the United States: With a Chapter on Insects Affecting Dry Vegetable Foods. (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1896).

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Showing the Long Grappling Mandibles (1927)

William Morton Wheeler. "The Physiognomy of Insects." The Quarterly Review of Insects. II (March 1927).

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Just as an Iceman with His Nippers (1878)

William Wilberforce Newton. Little and Wise: Lessons From the Ants, the Conies, the Locusts, and the Spider. (London: Wesleyan Conference Office, 1878).

Monday, May 20, 2013

Shining Through the Mask of a Nymph (1833)

James Rennie, John Obadiah Westwood. The Natural History of Insects. (New York: J. and J. Harper, 1833).

Sunday, May 19, 2013

The Naughty Lad Infantly Purfued It (1800)

The Flights of a Lady-bird, or, The History of the Winged Rambler. (Dublin: Wm. Jones, 1800).

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Sharply Edged in Spines (1890)

Edward Bagnall Poulton. The Colours of Animals: Their Meaning and Use, Especially Considered in the Case of Insects. (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1890).

Friday, May 17, 2013

Queen Bees Reign Alone (1849)

H.D. Richardson. The Hive and the Honey Bee: With an Account of the Diseases of Bees, and Their Remedies. (Dublin: James McGlashan, 1849).

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Emblems of the Bright and Better Land (1851)

L.M. Budgen. Episodes of Insect Life. 3 (London: Reeve and Benham, 1851).

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

With But Feeble Leaping Powers (1920)

Albert Pitts Morse. Manual of the Orthoptera of New England: Including the Locusts, Grasshoppers, Crickets, and Their Allies. (Boston: Society of Natural History, 1920).

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Self Control Is Better Than Obedience (1878)

William Wilberforce Newton. Little and Wise: Lessons From the Ants, the Conies, the Locusts, and the Spider. (London: Wesleyan Conference Office, 1878).

Monday, May 13, 2013

The Ants Are a People Not Strong (1878)

William Wilberforce Newton. Little and Wise: Lessons From the Ants, the Conies, the Locusts, and the Spider. (London: Wesleyan Conference Office, 1878).

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Among the Little Folks of this World (1915)

Dan Beard. The Amercian Boys' Book of Bugs, Butterflies, and Beetles. (Philadelphia and London: J. Lippincot and Company, 1915).

Friday, May 10, 2013

Crouch All the Daughters of Song (1837)

Augustin Calmet. Calmet's Dictionary of the Holy Bible. (Boston: Crocker and Brewster, 1837).

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Mimicking the Unpalatable Genus (1890)

Edward Bagnall Poulton. The Colours of Animals: Their Meaning and Use, Especially Considered in the Case of Insects. (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1890).

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Almost Endowed With Reason (1871)

Joseph Edgerton Willet. Wonders of Insect Life: The Structure, Habits, and Instincts of Insects, as Illustrating the Wisdom, Power, and Goodness of God. (Philadelphia: American Baptist Publication Society, 1871).

Monday, May 6, 2013

Sunday, May 5, 2013

Wisdom Is a Matter of Quality (1878)

William Wilberforce Newton. Little and Wise: Lessons From the Ants, the Conies, the Locusts, and the Spider. (London: Wesleyan Conference Office, 1878).

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Regarded in the Light of a Saint (1806)

George Shaw. General Zoology or Systematic Natural History. 6:1 Engravings by Heath and Griffith. (London: G: Keariley, 1806).

Friday, May 3, 2013

Minute Fortuitous Variations (1904)

(color and negative images) Wilhelmine M. Entman. Coloration in Polistes. (Washington: Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1904).

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Rarely Noticed Above Ground (1885)

W.F. Kirby. British Butterflies, Moths, and Beetles. (London: W. Swan Sonnenschein and Company, 1885).

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Heat Is the Principal Agent (1846)

James Duncan. The Naturalist's Library. Entomology: Beetles. Vol. 33. (London: Henrey G. Bohn, 1846).