FABRE'S BOOK OF INSECTS
Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold
Published by Tudor Publishing Company. 6th USA. 1937
Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper. Retold from Alexander Teixeira De Mattos' translation of Fabre's "Souvenirs Entomologiques". Green cloth, gilt titles and borders. 12 beautiful tipped in colour plates with tissue guard. 271 pages.
Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some faint white spotting to spine and some of gilt dulled. Name and date in ink to prelims. A couple of erased words to contents page. Browning to endpapers. Some foxing, mainly to text block and endpapers but does affect some of plates. All plates are present. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some loss, mainly from ends of spine areas. A few tape repairs to edge tears on verso. Slightly grubby with some browning and foxing.
Stock no. 1506739