Kellogg, Vernon; with songs by Charlotte Kellogg; illustrated by Milo Winter
Title NUOVA, Or The New Bee: A Story for Children of Five to Fifty
Book Condition Nearly fine, with abrasion the entire length of rear outer hinge, 1920-dated name and address to verso of frontis in brown cloth with yellow lettering within yellow-and-black bee and flower-themed cartouche; doublespread endsheet art; no dust jacket.
Edition Early printing. Full-color, tissue-guarded frontispiece; fourteen b&w illustrations against tan panels on coated stock inserts.
Publisher Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, (1920).
Seller ID 46380.00
Novel-length fable (with a moral) of an Italian bee society, by the eminent entomologist (one of the first to promote a genetics-based view of Darwinism); Winter's anthropomorphic bees are a delight!
Children's Literature. Illustrated Books. Science Fiction/Fantasy.