Buckley, Arabella B. (Mrs. Fisher)
Title LIFE AND HER CHILDREN: Glimpses of Animal Life, from the Amoeba to the Insects
Book Condition Bumping to lower corner tips, mild foxing, soiling to endsheets, light wear to covers, thus near fine; in green cloth with elaborate gilt-and-white stamped devices: fairies, birds, art nouveau flora, classical pedestals, and jellyfish! All edges gilt.
Edition Eighteenth Thousand. With Upwards of One Hundred Illustrations in black-and-white.
Publisher London: Edward Stanford, 1901.
Seller ID 46400.00
Designed "to acquaint young people with the structure and habits of the lower forms of life."--preface. Illustrations of marine animals by Dr. Wild, artist of the "Challenger" Expedition, and insects by Mr. Edwin Wilson. Marvelous decorative initials!
Flora and Fauna. Decorative Bindings. Children's Non-Fiction. Nature. Children's Literature. Illustrated Books.