Rainbow Dust: Three Centuries of Delight in British Butterflies

Rainbow Dust: Three Centuries of Delight in British Butterflies


even more than simply one other box consultant or a ordinary historical past of butterflies Rainbow Dust explores the ways that butterflies satisfaction and encourage us all, naturalists and non-naturalists alike. starting with the author's personal adventure of searching and rearing butterflies as a boy, Peter Marren considers the distinct position of the butterfly in paintings, literature, advertisements and technological know-how, and, latterly, our makes an attempt to preserve them.

Rainbow Dust takes within the controversy over amassing, the ladies who studied them and the curious info that bring about butterflies being feared in addition to enjoyed. this can be a get together of butterflies; one shot via with a feeling of ask yourself but in addition of sorrow at what we're wasting.

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