“The Beetle and Butterfly Collection” is a classic guide to collecting, arranging, and preserving various insects at home. Written with the amateur in mind, it contains simple, step-by-step instructions that will prove invaluable to anyone with an interest in insect collecting and preservation. Contents include: “Setting-Out and Maintaining Beatles and Butterflies”, “The Parts of a Beetle”, “The Classification”, “Lepidoptera, or Butterflies and Moths”, “Classification of Butterflies”, “The Lepidarium”, “The Outline Sketch of the Insect Orders”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in a new, affordable, modern edition complete with the original text and artwork.