500 Butterflies: Butterflies from Around the World

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Product Details

Price
$24.95
Publisher
Firefly Books
Publish Date
Pages
528
Dimensions
5.9 X 1.4 X 6.3 inches | 1.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781770857124
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About the Author

Ken Preston-Mafham is a photographer, naturalist, authority on Lepidoptera, and the author of many books on natural history.

Reviews

[Review of hardcover edition: ] Color photographs of butterflies, often in their natural habitats, are paired with brief descriptions and data.--Mary Ellen Quinn"Booklist" (05/15/2008)
[Review of hardcover edition: ] The color photographs are beautiful and the text is concise. This fascinating little book is hard to put down.-- (11/25/2007)
[Review of hardcover edition: ] The ultimate book for butterfly lovers. Fascinating to compare our Canaidna butterflies with butterflies on other continents.-- (12/18/2007)
[Review of hardcover edition: ] Colorful and diverse...this concise guide is a fine introduction for the novice observer and an enjoyable read for lepidopterists.-- (01/01/2009)
[Review of hardcover edition: ] Readers will enjoy reading about commonplace and unique butterflies from around the world... a handy book to use in field trips or butterfly gardening.-- (12/09/2007)
[Review of hardcover edition: ] Preston-Mafham tells us that there are 20,000 species of butterflies all over the world, give or take a few thousand, and 500 -- 514 to be exact -- are shown here in photographs, listed neatly by family, along with range, principal food plant, wingspan, and scientific name.-- (07/01/2008)