• Twitter
  • Facebook
Log-in | Register | My Basket : arrow

Your shopping basket is currently empty.

0 items - 0.00
Our Publications

The Pemberley Bookshop

Our Shop

Why not come and peruse our comprehensive range of natural history titles at our well stocked bookshop, where you can also receive our expert advice. Click here for details of our shop.

Fabre's Book of Insects: retold from Alexander Teixeira de Mattos' Translation of "Souvenirs Entomologiques" by Mrs. R. Stawell

by Fabre, J.-H.; Stawell, R.; Detmold, E.H.

  • Hardback £150.00
  • Used Book Availability : In stock
  • Add to wishlist
  • Catalogue No : 26851
  • Published : 1935
  • Cover : Hardback
  • Pages : x, 271


New edition. First printing of the Tudor re-issue. Fine mounted colour plates by E.J. Detmold. Jean-Henri Fabre (1823-1915) was a French naturalist, entomologist, and author. He is best known for his observations of living insects and is considered by many to be the father of modern entomology. Fabre combines what he calls 'my passion for scientific truth' with accurate observations and an engaging style of writing, which has contributed to the lasting popularity of his work.


Fine copy in fine d/w with orig. publisher's box; box with minor wear to corners, one corner split with archival tape repair to inside. Rarely found with original box. Original owner's book-plate (Louis J. Synck).

You may also like...

A Comprehensive Guide to Insects of Britain & Ireland

A Comprehensive Guide to Insects of Britain & Ireland

Brock, P.D.

Price £24.95

(Save £4.00)

Field Guide to Insects of South Africa

Field Guide to Insects of South Africa

Picker, M.; Griffiths, C.; Weaving, A.

Price £22.99

Interesting Insects

Interesting Insects

Broad, G.; Kirk-Spriggs, A.; Telnov, D.; Huertas, B.

Price £9.99

(Save £3.00)

Subscribe to our mailing list More details about our mailing list arrow