[Item #55100] The Honey Ants of the Garden of the Gods, and the Occident Ants of the American Plains. Henry MCCOOK, hristopher.

The Honey Ants of the Garden of the Gods, and the Occident Ants of the American Plains

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1882. Octavo (23cm). In red orange publisher's cloth, boards bevelled, titled in gilt on spine; brown coated endpapers; [1-4] 5-188, [2]; one-page prospectus requesting subscribers for McCook's next work, on American Spiders; 13 tinted lithographs, depicting ants and ant habitats. A straight copy, rubbed, especially at extremities, spine darkened, both hinges cracked through and glued; text somewhat browned, but plates bright: Good.

An early account of the social habits of American ants, based on research trips to Colorado, Nebraska, and elsewhere in the American West.

Price: $125.00

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