The Fly: The Honey Bee; The Ant; The Spider; The Animalcule; The Gall Insect. D. P. Kidder.

The Fly: The Honey Bee; The Ant; The Spider; The Animalcule; The Gall Insect

New York: G. Lane & C. B. Tippett, 1846. 16mo. Original brown cloth. Binding is coming loose from the text block which is solid with all signatures tight. There are no free endpapers or fly leaves. And there is no half-title page. It may not have been issued with a half-title. Not sure. Fairly heavy foxing throughout. Item #667

Published for the Sunday School Union of the Methodist Episcopal Church, 200 Mulberry Street, this little volume contains six individual books, bound together, each with its own title page and each paginated separately. The Fly, 41 pp., 1846. The Honey Bee, 40 pp. 1846. The Ant 37pp. 1845. The Spider 39 pp. 1845. The Animalcule 40pp. 1845. The Gall Insect 36 pp. 1846. Plus 4 pp. publisher's ads. Each title page has a picture of the subject and there are several other textual illustrations in each book. Scarce.

Price: $175.00