New York: Sheldon and Company, 498 and 500 Broadway, 1870.
Octavo, viii, 150 pages. Illustrated. Later printing, originally published under this title in 1868. One of six volumes from the Juvenile Library of the Natural History of Animals. An introductory text on bees, butterflies and insects, for children. includes additional sections on spiders, crabs, lobsters, shrimps, barnacles, etc. Some light foxing throughout, and a bit of mustiness. In publisher's blind-stamped lavender cloth, gilt decorated spine now faded to tan; some edgewear and bumping to corners, otherwise very good. Gift inscription to preliminary blank, "Annie W. Hayward, A Birthday gift from her loving, Aunt Emma, Feb. 23rd, 1872"