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The Emperor of the Ants by "Vamba," aka Luigi Bertelli. Translated from the Italian by Nicola di Pietro. Hardcover. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1935. 120 illustrations.
Whimsical tale of a non-studious boy who was reborn as an ant. Chapters have names like "Gigino, After Having Been Egg, Larva and Pupa, Finds Himself to be Neither Male nor Female" and "Hurrah for the Shirt Tale!" 240 pages. Ex-libris.
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From East Coast attics to Midwest rumpus rooms, Dr. Carrot ferrets out charming vintage tomes on travel and cooking, fashion and art, nature and nurture, and most prized of all, illustrated children's books. Coming from a long line of publishers, authors, literacy teachers and diarists, Dr. Carrot's passionate love of reading was genetically pre-determined.
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