Fabre’s Book Of Insects.
Hodder & Stoughton.
Retold from alexander teixeira de mattos' translation of fabre's "souvenirs entomologiques" by mrs. rodolph stawell.
First Edition thus, 4to. 11 x 9 inches, vii + 184 pp. + 12 tipped-in coloured plates with lettered tissue guards, two with small marginal stains but a clean copy. Original off-white cloth with gilt titles and gilt and blind stamped decoration. Extremities slightly worn and a few small marks but a very good example. Fabre's delightful essays on insects are superbly complimented by Detmold's glowing illustrations.
[Stock No. 26928]