Title: Life on a Little-Known Planet
Publisher: E P Dutton
Book Condition: Good
Dust jacket in good condition. Book club edition. Shelf and handling wear to cover and binding, with general signs of previous use. Better quality than your average book club edition; the only difference from the regular edition seems to be the statement on the jacket, otherwise it is full sized, bound in full cloth with a stitched binding and otherwise identical to the first edition. Jacket has light edge wear and soiling overall in good shape. Mylar jacket protector included. Secure packaging for safe delivery. Bookseller Inventory # 416308192
Synopsis: This is the most comprehensive and interesting book on bugs written to date. Chapters include, "The Universe as Seen from a Suburban Porch," "Year of the Locust," and "Water Lizards and Aerial Dragons." Howard Ensign Evans does a remarkable job explaining the appetites, jobs, and dangers of every possible crawling, flying and leaping insect. Even the lowly mosquito deserves respect and has a reason for being here, according to Evans. A real treat for every listener.
About the Author: Howard Ensign Evans is a highly respected scholar and entomologist, having acquired years of knowledge while at the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University. He is responsible for the extensive updating of the Entomology Department at Colorado State University.
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