Insect Adventures

Fabre, J. Henri; Hasbrouk, Louise Seymour

Published by Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, 1937
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Green cloth with orange lettering and elaborate orange and black cover decorations. Minor bumping and rub to head and heel of spine. Text is clean and bright, no marks. Profusely illustrated throughout with drawings by Elias Goldberg. Unclipped DJ with $2.50 price shows loss to head of front cover and head and heel of spine. Selections from Alexander Teixeira de Mattos and adapted for young people. "Profound knowledge is imparted in terms of fascinating adventure. The caddis worm "pirates," "the insect submarines," "the spider's telegraph wires," are introduced to the child reader. The life stories of the bee, the wasp, the spider and the fly are told with that whimsical imagery and fanciful twist which make them read like a fairy tale." (from the jacket). Bookseller Inventory # B92414

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Title: Insect Adventures

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company, New York

Publication Date: 1937

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: Reprint

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