New York: The Century Co., 1921.
8 1/4" X 5/8". xiii, 302pp. Green cloth over boards, with moths stamped in black and gilt to upper board and upper board and spine lettered in gilt. Mild edgewear to binding, with bumping to extremities, ink stain to rear board, mild scattered rubbing, and dimming to gilt at spine. Previous owner's blind stamp to front free endpaper. Binding is firm and sound. Pages are clean and unmarked.
A strikingly lovely 1920s copy of Ida Mitchell Eliot and Caroline Gray Soule's Caterpillars and Their Moths, an early book on the subject, illustrated thoroughly in photographs by Edith Eliot. Ida Mitchell Eliot (1839-1923) was, in addition to being an entomologist, an accomplished educator and Hegelian philosopher. Item #3533