Northhampton, MA: Smith College, 1925. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Item #47042
A bibliography of about 2,250 titles by 600 authors. Signed by Parshley on the title page. Also inscribed by Parshley on the front free endpaper, "To Mr. R.L. Usinger, with the author's regards. Jan. 1941." Bookplate of Robert L. Usinger on the front paste-down endpaper. Usinger (1912-1968) served on the faculty in the Department of Entomology at the University of California at Berkeley from 1946 until his untimely death in 1968. 252 pages with 25 black addenda pages in the rear for note taking. Bound in original tan cloth backstrip over brown boards, paper title label on the spine. Small ink mark to the top of the text block. A near fine copy.