Episodes of Insect Life

By Acheta Domestica

SKU# 12380

$ 50.00

Pp. xv, 430, hand-colored vignettes of insects at the beginning of each chapter. Elaborately decorated and blind-stamped tan cloth with gilt titles on spines and gilt insects and other decorations stamped on the front cover, beveled edges, all edges gilt, thick 8vo. This work is an abridged edition of the original three volume work by L.M. Budgen (known as Acheta Domestica). The current edition is edited by the Rev. J.G. Wood. The work tracks insect life month-by-month from January through December. The hand-colored plates are attractive. Two former owner’s signatures on the front endpaper.

Publisher Bell and Daldy
Publisher Place London
Date Published [1867]
Date Published Estimated No
Number of Volumes
Reprint No
Condition Very Good
Condition Description Spine cloth is lightly sunned, a tight, very good copy.
Limited Edition