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Nabokov's Blues - The Scientific Odyssey of a Literary Genius

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Product description

This astonishing part biography, part scientific detective story tells how a literary genius's scientific discoveries fell into oblivion only to be rediscovered nearly half a century later. Scientists following upon Nabokov's pioneering and expert work on Blues, a diverse group of butterflies inhabiting some of the remotest parts of Latin America, found fresh insights on the global movement of the species and the threat of their extinction. This biography integrates and helps us to understand one of the great figures of twentieth century art - and science.

In fine condition, does have stamp from Zoland Books on front endpaper.

Item details

Author(s):
Johnson, Kurt; Coates, Steve
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
1999
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1581950098
ISBN-13:
9781581950090
Number of pages:
372
Publisher:
Zoland

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This astonishing part biography, part scientific detective story tells how a literary genius's scientific discoveries fell into oblivion only to be rediscovered nearly half a century later. Scientists following upon Nabokov's pioneering and expert work on Blues, a diverse group of butterflies inhabiting some of the remotest parts of Latin America, found fresh insights on the global movement of the species and the threat of their extinction. This biography integrates and helps us to understand one of the great figures of twentieth century art - and science.

In fine condition, does have stamp from Zoland Books on front endpaper.

Author(s):
Johnson, Kurt; Coates, Steve
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
1999
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1581950098
ISBN-13:
9781581950090
Number of pages:
372
Publisher:
Zoland

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