The Life of The Spider
La Vie des Araignés
French naturalist and entomologist Jean-Henri Fabre’s scientific and literary classic about the fascinating world of the spider. Spiders such as the black-bellied tarantula, banded epeira, narbonne lycosa, clotho spider, and many others are covered in the book. Fabre also discusses web building, pairing, hunting, and many other spider behaviors. Translated into English by Alexander Tiexeira de Mattos.
First published in English in 1912, this edition is derived from the book published in 1918 with 16 black and white illustrations by Clement B. Davis. As always, this edition is complete and unabridged.
Size: 6" x 9"
Font Size: 12.5pt
Perfect bound with gloss cover; cream standard paper.
Casewrapped with gloss cover; cream standard paper.
Linen cloth wrapped hardcover in black with gold foil stamped letters and gloss dust cover; cream standard paper.