Originally published in London, 1916. A fantastically quirky (to the modern eye) look at insects. Contents include chapters on Insects and War. - The Honey Bee. - The Humble Bee. - Differences between Waps and Bees. - Grouse Disease. - Zoology in Shakespeare's Time.- Sea Fisheries. - Revival of Science in the 17th century etc.Illustrated. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.