In the tradition of Sue Hubbell's Book of Bees, here is an engrossing and exploration of the spider in myth, history, and scientific fact. Paul Hillyard, a specialist on spiders at the Natural History Museum in London for 20 years, explores the intriguing legends surrounding spiders and offers a provocative examination of the lives of these beautiful, mystical, sometimes terrifying creatures.
This is a used copy in very good condition with some light, general wear.
By Paul Hillyard. Hardcover. 218 pages. Published by Random House, 1999.