Naseby Books - Book Details
 Author  Selous Edmund
 Title  The Romance of Insect Life
   
 BookID  114233  Asking Price (£)  67.50
 Publisher  Seeley & Co Ltd  Edition  2nd
 Published Place  London  Book Condition  Good
 Published Year  1909  Jacket Condition  No Jacket
 
Description
 Frontispiece shows AZTECS using fire beetles as lanterns. There are 26 Chapters covering Interesting descrriptions of the strange and curious in the insect world. There are 16 illustrations. in 352pp. There is also 16pp of adverts at rear.The first few pages including page 1 of the text shows a very old oil stain approximately 1 1/2 long but this does not hide anything. There is an inscription on front board whgich reads G B Walker from Mr V W Jackson. New front end paper. Front board depicts spider with bird in web in a square plus title above and 2 more insects with authors name in between at foot. Spine deocated with flies and caterpillar. Spine shows 2 very small pieces missing from top. Chipped at bottom but good and tight.
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