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FABRE'S BOOK OF INSECTS by  Illustrated by DETMOLD J H FABRE - Hardcover - 1936 - from E C Books and Biblio.com

FABRE'S BOOK OF INSECTS

by J H FABRE, Illustrated by DETMOLD

Condition: Very Good/Good


New York: Tudor Publishing Company, 1936 A very good copy of the new edition (3rd printing) in original green decorative cloth binding with dustwrapper, and 12 tipped in colour plates by Detmold. Top page edges green. The dustwrapper has some grubbiness, a couple of repaired tears and is price clipped. It is in a protective wrap. The binding has gilt decoration and titles to spine and front board. The front board is very bright and clean with a little mottling; the spine has some fading, particularly at the top and a little pulling to the top. Slight bumping to corners. The back board has some mottling. The contents are very clean and in very good condition with an occasional mark visible to page edges. Lovely tipped in colour plates.
  • Bookseller: E C Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 031362
  • Title: FABRE'S BOOK OF INSECTS
  • Author: J H FABRE, Illustrated by DETMOLD
  • Illustrator: Detmold
  • Format/binding: Decorative Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Tudor Publishing Company
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1936
  • Keywords: Entomology, Detmold, insects, children's colour plate books
  • Bookseller catalogs: Illustrated; Children's; Entomology/Insects;
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12"

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