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    [Engravings and Prints]. Group of Over a Hundred Color Engravings and Prints of Insects. Various publishers and dates. Various sizes, largest measuring approximately 10 x 14 inches. Most are plates taken from books, some are still attached together. Anatomical studies and beautiful images of insects, ranging from beetles to butterflies. Edge wear, some with small binding holes or stubs, corner bends or creases, margin tears with some paper losses or chips. Occasional foxing and minor soiling or dampstaining. Few small pencil numbers in corners. Overall very good.

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    "Legend has it that when asked by a theologian what the living world could tell us about a creator, biologist J.B.S. Haldane remarked that, 'If He exists, the Creator has an inordinate fondness for beetles.' In his writings, Haldane, who died in 1964, noted that there are 300,000 species of beetle and only 10,000 species of mammals." -

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