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Hours of Gladness, MAETERLINCK, MAURICE (ill E J Detmold)
1 MAETERLINCK, MAURICE (ill E J Detmold) Hours of Gladness
London George Allen & Co. Ltd 1912 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine 181 pp. 4TO 
Frontis and 19 other striking colour botanical plates by Detmold most of which include insects, birds or both going about their floral buisness. Printed on fine paper, deckle-edged on fore and bottom edges. Bound in gilt-decorated cream cloth. Several areas of faint darkening on the front cover and lower spine otherwise a fine, bright copy. An exceptional copy of a lovely book. 
Price: 365.00 USD
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THE LIFE OF THE BEE, MAETERLINCK, MAURICE (ill E J Detmold)
2 MAETERLINCK, MAURICE (ill E J Detmold) THE LIFE OF THE BEE
Toronto Musson 1911 First Illustrated Edition Hardcover NF 235 pp. 4TO DETMOLD, E J 
A magnificent book with some of Detmold's very best work. Bound in red cloth with elaborate gilt Detmold design on front cover. This is the first Canadian Edition, bound in bright red cloth rather than the more common parchment and identifiable only by Musson on the spine tail and an obvious addition of Musson to the title page. Produced by the British printers Ballantyne and Company. Spine sunned with light wear to extremities, some spotting to rear cover. Front joint open for about four inches. Gift inscription dated 1913 on FFEP. A lovely book. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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