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Fabre’s Book of Insects. by Jean Henri Fabre. Illustrated With Plates (1921) on sale for €285.00
Fabre’s Book of Insects. by Jean Henri Fabre. Illustrated With Plates (1921) on sale for €€285.00 ×

Fabre’s Book of Insects.

Jean Henri Fabre. Illustrated With Plates (1921)

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  • Category: English and American Literature

€285.00

Fabre's Book of Insects. Retold from Alexander Teixeira De Mattos' translation of Fabre's Souvenirs Entomologiques By Mrs. Rodolph Stawell. London: Hodder & Stoughton, (1921). First Edition. Pp vi, 184. Original cream cloth, gilt illustration and decoration to front and spine. A near fine copy.

With twelve mounted colour plates by E. J. Detmold, all under captioned tissue guards. 

Fabre's delightful essays about insects in real life, mythology and folklore are superbly complimented by Detmold's glowing illustrations. 

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