The God of the Bees

By: Smith, Mrs. Chetwood

Price: $95.00

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a romance set in Maine, taking its title from Maurice Maeterlinck ("The God of the Bees is the Future"); among other pieces, the author [b.1872 -- d.1950] also wrote, "Cranberry Cove Stories" (1915), and "An Egyptian Lotus" (which appeared in a 1924 issue of Weird Tales); frontispiece by Mary Hamilton Frye, well-known illustrator of such works as, "The Wonderful Adventures of Nils," by Selma Lagerlof, and the Hamilton Wright Mabie-edited "Myths Every Child Should Know"; gold-stamped on green cloth, 204 pgs.; tanned/foxed edges, light edgewear, two small scrapes to front cover fore-edge, bumped/lightly worn corners, lightly spotted/scuffed cloth, bump to top of rear cover, some minor soil marks internally; gold stamping to spine and front cover still attractive; uncommon in this condition.

Title: The God of the Bees

Author Name: Smith, Mrs. Chetwood

Illustrator: Mary Hamilton Frye

Categories: Fiction (hardcover),

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Boston, W.A. Butterfield: 1913

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Size: Small Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall

Seller ID: 011355

Keywords: MAINE, MAINE FICTION, MRS. CHETWOOD SMITH, MARY HAMILTON FRYE, ROMANCE