Fabre's Book of Insects: Retold from Alexander Teixeira De Mattos' Translation of Fabre's "Souvenirs Entomologiques"
[Fabre, Jean Henri] Mrs. Rodolph Stawell; Illustrated by E. J. Detmold (Edward Julius) , E. J. Detmold(illus.)
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Tudor Publishing Company
Date Published: 1936
Edition: Fourth printing
Book Id: 41222
271pp. Quarto [26 cm] Green cloth over boards decoratively lettered and stamped in gilt on the spine and front cover. Publisher's pale green top stain. Very good plus, with light bumping and rubbing to the extremities. There are several minor traces of soiling on the front cover, and there are a handful of tiny moisture stains on the top edge of the text block. All plates are present, with the tissue guards printed in black.
Jean Henri Fabre is widely thought of as the father of modern entomology. He wrote a series of texts on insects and arachnids that are collectively referred to as the "Souvenirs Entomologiques."