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The Life of the Bee - DETMOLD, Edward J. (illustrates). MAETERLINCK - 1911. 
George Allen, London. 1911 - First edition with these illustrations. Quarto. pp viii, 235. Thirteen mounted colour plates with captioned tissue guards. Fine period binding by Rivière of full blue calf with raised bands, elaborate bee-device gilt decoration to spine, two leather title labels, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt.Some surface scratching to covers. Spine a bit faded. Very good indeed, internally fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
[Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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