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The Insect, Jules Michelet - 1883 llustrated with 140 exquisite plates and vignettes specifically designed for the English edition by Hector Giacomelli.

The Insect is one of four works in which French historian Jules Michelet (1798-1874) wrote about his study of nature. Published after his death, it has become a beloved tome of his work. Hector Giacomelli (1822-1904) was a French watercolorist, engraver and illustrator, best known for his paintings of birds.

The Insect, Jules Michelet with Illustrations by Hector Giacomelli