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Life cycle of a butterfly from Moses Harris's "The Aurelian, or, Natural history of English insects"

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“Life cycle of a butterfly from Moses Harris's "The Aurelian, or, Natural history of English insects",” Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed October 15, 2018, http://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/items/show/18754.

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Life cycle of a butterfly from Moses Harris's "The Aurelian, or, Natural history of English insects"

1766

Hand-colored engravings

AMNH Library catalog record: http://libcat1.amnh.org/record=b1083680

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Harris, Moses, 1731?-1785?. The Aurelian, or, Natural history of English insects; namely, moths and butterflies : together with the plants on which they feed; a faithful account of their respective changes; their usual haunts when in the winged state; and their standard names, as given and established by the worthy and ingenious society of Aurelians / drawn, engraved and coloured, from the natural subjects themselves, by Moses Harris. London : Printed for the Author, 1766, and with great additions, for J. Robson, 1778.

Featured in: Natural histories: extraordinary rare book selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library, edited by Tom Baione. New York : Sterling Signature, c2012.

Harris, Moses, 1731?-1785?