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The Art of Insect Illustration and Threads of Entomological History

Art / Photobook

By: George E Ball(Editor), Merrill Distad(Foreword By)

64 pages, colour & b/w illustrations

University of Alberta Press

Paperback | Jan 2005 | #208212 | ISBN-13: 9781551951171
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The Art of Insect Illustration and Threads of Entomological History explores the interrelationship between the science of entomology and the art of illustration by highlighting some of the key holdings of early and classic works on insects in the University of Alberta Library. George E Ball demonstrates how advances in printing technologies from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries contributed to the developing body of entomological knowledge.

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George E. Ball is Emeritus Curator of the E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum at the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alberta.

Merrill Distad is Associate University Librarian for Research & Special Collections Services at the University of Alberta.

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