Author:Budgen, M.L. (Acheta Domestica, M.E.S.)


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Episodes of Insect Life. First series.

By: Budgen, M.L. (Acheta Domestica, M.E.S.)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Reeve, Benham, and Reeve 1849 (1st. edition).:

Seller ID: 79272

Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Light green ribbed cloth binding with elaborate decor. & illustration in gold: on the spines is an intricate design of caterpillar, cocoon, and butterfly on a leafy shrub which incorporates the title, and on all the covers depict a clothed house cricket (the Acheta Domestica of Miss Budgen's pseudonym) seated on a stump and reading from an open book to an audience of insects and spiders. Underneath the picture is printed: "He filled their listening ears with wondrous things". The design is signed "Staples sc.," which refers to Thomas Sta... View more info