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Author Name:    JUDD, William W

Title:   Early Naturalists and Natural History Societies of London, Ontario. First printing in dustjacket. signed

Publisher:    Phelps Publishing Company, London, Ontario, 1979, 

Seller ID:   102661

JUDD, William W. Early Naturalists and Natural History Societies of London,Ontario. London, Ontario : Phelps Publishing Company, (February 1979). Fir st Printing. Pp (7),vi-viii,1-215,(5). Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The Entomological Society of Ontario, having been founded in Toronto to encourage the study of insects, moved its headquarters toLondon in 1872. Soon after, in 1890, it produced four sections dedicated t o the study of botany, ornithology, geology ana microscopy. Thus there flourished in London, until 1906, a sort of informal Academy of Science whereincitizens of London could attend sessions for the study of insects, plants, birds, rocks ana microscopic objects. The activities of these organization s also fostered the interest of people who became well known in London in their fields of study—Saunders, Dearness, Bowman, Woolverton and others. This book details the development of the Entomological Society and its sections in London and provides intriguing accounts of the people who participatedin it." (from the dj). Contents : 1. Entomological Society of Ontario. 2. Sections of Entomological Society of Ontario on London. 3. Rev. Charles Stewart Bethune. 4. William Saunders. 5. Botanical Section. 6. John Dearness. 7. Microscopical Section. 8. James Henry Bowman. 9. Geological Section. 10.Solon Woolverton. 11. Ornithological Section. 12. William Edwin Saunders. 13. Canoe Trip Down The Thames River. 14. The "Old Farm" of W.E. Saunders. 15. Property and Cabin of W.E. Saunders. 16. John Alston Moffat. 17. Stephen Mummery. 18. An Evening With Mr. Thomas Hill. 19. James Alexander Morton.20. George Alexander MacCallum. 21. Robert Elliot. 22. John Alfred Morden. 23. Ernest Edwin Gibbs. Very good in dustjacket. Signed without inscriptio n by the author. 30.00


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