Item #65210 The Life of the Spider. J. Henri Fabre, Alexander Teixeira de Mattos, Maurice Maeterlinck, Preface.
The Life of the Spider

The Life of the Spider

New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1916. Later printing. Hardcover. 404pp. Octavo [19.5cm]. Bound in terracotta brown cloth, with gilt stamped titles on spine and front board. Additionally, charming blind stamped dragonfly design on front board. Top edge gilt. Spine ends lightly bumped, and spine a touch rolled. Textblock edges foxed. Mild abrasian and remnants of an ex-libris sticker on front free endpaper. In a dust jacket with a few small chips and very subtle soiling. Very Good / Very Good +. Item #65210

French naturalist and entomologist Jean-Henri Fabre was known for the lively, engaging and poetic way he wrote about the lives of insects. Fabre's method of infusing insect life with humanity and humor still influences contemporary natural history writing.

Price: $100.00