1842 Remarkable Insects
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First Edition, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, Scarce
First edition. Scarce work. Illustrated throughout. A guide to insects with facts and features of creatures such as: the honey bee, the fly, the ant, the spider, and the gall insect. Includes identifying marks, commentary on the life cycle of each insect, as well as philosophical and religious or spiritual symbolism behind the creatures. Published by the Religious Tract Society.
In the original green cloth binding. Externally, smart with light shelf wear and minor bumping to the extremities. Light fading to the spine and the odd mark to the board. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean. A small stain to the rear endpaper and pastedown. Front endpaper has been removed. Light pencil inscription to the half-title.
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