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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1888. 12 volumes. 3/4 red leather over marbled boards, marbled end-papers, top edge gilt. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1888. Profusely illustrated by more than 2200 woodcuts in the text, 168 full page engravings, and 12 color plates, along with articles by many contributors on Lower Invertebrates; Crustacea and Insects; Fishes and Reptiles; Birds; Mammals; Man. Volume 1 has a small chip on the top of the spine; otherwise a fine set.
London: George Allen, 1919. Translated by Alfred Sutro. 256 pages, 12mo, 3/4 navy calf over blue cloth, gilt stamped spine, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt (hinges neatly and securely repaired, bookplate on front attached endpaper). London: George Allen, (1919). A very good(+) copy. Pocket Edition. Maeterlinck was an enthusiastic and expert beekeeper as well as a noble prize winning poet and dramatist.
New York: Library Fellows of the Whitney Museum, 2000. Beautifully illustrated with one color etching printed at Harlan & Weaver, 3 relief prints done at the Grenfell Press, and 6 offset lithographs, 1 double-page, by Stamperia Valdonega Verona. New York: Library Fellows of the Whitney Museum, (2000). Limited first edition. Very small area of damage on rear endpapers, otherwise a fine copy, but lacking the original wooden box. The 18th publication of Whitney's Artists and Writers series. Number 54 of.....
Forest Hills: Las Americas, 1943. Translated into English by Gilda Massa. Illustrated with b/w cartoons by Chilean artist Federico Ribas. 49 pages with text in Spanish and English on facing pages. Slim 8vo, brown pictorial wrappers. Forest Hills NY: Las Americas Publishing, (1943). First edition thus. Some light foxing on 1st and last several pages, still a very good copy of this scarce book -- the Ulysses of the insect world.