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FABRE'S BOOK OF INSECTS
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FABRE'S BOOK OF INSECTS

By FABRE

DETMOLD. (DETMOLD,EDWARD)illus. FABRE'S BOOK OF INSECTS retold by Mrs. Randolph Stawell. London: Hodder & Stoughton, no date [1921]. Thick 4to, (9 x 11"), white cloth pictorially stamped in gold, Fine in dust wrapper with mounted color plate (dw has 2 mends on verso, chips on corners). Illustrated by Detmold with 12 magnificent tipped-in color plates with lettered tissue guards. A beautiful copy, scarce in the dw.

$600.00

SIGNORA BRUCATUTTO

By COLOMBINI

MARIAPIA. ITALIAN INTEREST. SIGNORA BRUCATUTTO by Colombini. Milano: Piccoli no date ca 1945. Sq. 8vo, pictorial boards, some toning and rubbing to covers, VG. The story of a naughty caterpillar and his world of humanized insects comes alive with charming full page color lithos by Mariapia.

$75.00

FABRE'S BOOK OF INSECTS
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FABRE'S BOOK OF INSECTS

By FABRE

DETMOLD. (DETMOLD,EDMUND)illus. FABRE'S BOOK OF INSECTS retold by Mrs. Randolph Stawell. NY: Tudor (1921, new edition 1935, sixth printing). 4to (8 x 10 1/4"), green cloth samped in gold, Fine in near fine dust wrapper with slight fraying. Illustrated by Detmold with 12 magnificent tipped-in color plates with lettered tissue guards. This is an outstanding copy.

$200.00

NUOVA
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NUOVA

By KELLOGG, VERNON

WINTER, MILO. (WINTER,MILO)illus. NUOVA OR THE NEW BEE by Vernon Kellogg. Boston: Houghton Mifflin (1920). 8vo (6 1/2 x 8 3/4"), brown pictorial cloth, slight bit of rear cover soil else near Fine. The story is about a brave female bee that fights convention and has many adventures in a world of humanized insects. There is a subtle allegory about modern women and a socialist world. Illustrated by Milo Winter with beautiful pictorial endpapers, tissue guarded full color frontis, plus 14 plates of delicate page pen and ink drawings on yellow backgrounds that portray a world of humanized bee fairies.

$100.00

LEAF MEN
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LEAF MEN

By JOYCE, WILLIAM

JOYCE, WILLIAM. JOYCE,WILLIAM. THE LEAF MEN and the Brave Good Bugs. NY: Harper Collins (1996). 9 3/4 x 10 1/4", pictorial boards, some pages a little wavy in corner else fine in dust wrapper else fine in fine dust wrapper. Stated 1st edition. A fantasy set in the garden with humanized leaf men and insects. Featuring marvelous full page color illustrations opposite each page of text by Joyce. $40.00

$40.00

EINE FAHRT INS ZWERGENLAND
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EINE FAHRT INS ZWERGENLAND

By LAMPARTER, HANS

RIEBETH, MARGOT. FAIRIES. EINE FAHRT INS ZWERGENLAND verse von Hans Lamparter. Esslingen: Schreibber no date. Obl. 4to, cloth backed pict. boards, lacks a page of cut-outs else VG+. Each page of text faces a fabulous full page color illustration with slots into which the child can place 53 inter-changeable pieces of gnomes, insects, etc. Illustrated on text pages in b&w - all by Margot Riebeth. The 7 color illustrations show a miniature world inhabited by gnomes, frogs, little fairies and other creatures.

$600.00

I GENIETTI DEL BOSCO

By COLOMBINI

MARIAPIA. ITALIAN INTEREST. I GENIETTI DEL BOSCO by Colombini. Milano: Piccoli no date ca 1945. Sq. 8vo, pictorial boards, some toning and rubbing to covers, VG. The story of little elves and humanized insects in the wood. Illus. with charming full page color lithos by Mariapia.

$75.00

PELERINAGE DE LA PAUVRE FOURMIGUETTE
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PELERINAGE DE LA PAUVRE FOURMIGUETTE

By PERE CASTOR

MOREL, ETIENNE. PERE CASTOR. LE PELERINAGE DE LA PAUVRE FOURMIGUETTE. Paris: Flammarion 1957. Obl. 8vo, pictorial wraps, cover sl. rubbed else Fine. 1st ed. The adventure of a humanized ant with lovely color lithos by Etienne Morel.

$50.00

FABRE'S BOOK OF INSECTS
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FABRE'S BOOK OF INSECTS

By FABRE

DETMOLD. (DETMOLD,EDWARD)illus. FABRE'S BOOK OF INSECTS retold by Mrs. Randolph Stawell. Lond: Hodder & Stoughton nd [1921]. Thick 4to, (9 x 11"), white cloth pictorially stamped in gold, foredge has a few spots else Fine in dust wrapper with mounted color plate (dw is frayed with a 2x3" piece off corner). Illustrated by Detmold with 12 magnificent tipped-in color plates with lettered tissue guards. A beautiful copy, scarce in the dw.

$600.00

MERRY MIDGET: THE NINTH BUBBLE BOOK

By MAYHEW, RALPH

CHASE, RHODA. RECORDS. MERRY MIDGET: THE NINTH BUBBLE BOOK. Story by Burges Johnson and Ralph Mayhew. NY:Harper & Columbia Graphophone (1919 I-T). Oblong 8vo, pict. bds, VG. This is a set of 3 records (78 rpm) containing Daddy Long-Legs and Floppy Fly, Fly and the Bumble Bee and The SPider and the Fly. Illustrated by RHODA CHASE with color cover plus 3 full page color illustrations to accompany text of the songs plus story.

$75.00

LET'S ALL HAVE FUN; LET'S ALL PLAY TOGETHER
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LET'S ALL HAVE FUN; LET'S ALL PLAY TOGETHER

JAPANESE. LET'S ALL HAVE FUN; LET'S ALL PLAY TOGETHER. (in Japanese). 1938. Oblong 12mo, pictorial wraps, fine. A simple picture book with each page divided into 4 panels, illustrated in color with humanized insects on some pages and daily activities on other pages.

$150.00