Author:Michelet, Jules

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The Bird

By: Michelet, Jules

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons: 1868

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001597

Condition: Good


340 pages; 210 b&w illustrations by Giacomelli; translated to English from the original French. In its time described as "an exquisite specimen of book-making"; "grace of style, beauty of description, and suggestiveness of sentiment"; "no dry treatise of natural history". One of a trilogy that includes The Sea and The Insect, which Michelet accomplished with his wife. The author writes alluringly about several species of birds, their habitat, thei... View more info