BUZZ-A-BUZZ or THE BEES
Book Details + Condition: Henry Holt and Company (New York, NY). First English Edition, 1873. Hardcover. 80 pages. A children's book originally in German by Wilhelm Busch, translated to English by Hezekiah Watkins, and illustrated by Park Benjamin. Inspired by Busch's childhood memories of his beekeeper uncle, this book tells the story of anthropomorphic bees and their human beekeepers. Fully and beautifully illustrated in color. Decorated embossed boards with black and gilt, with gilt to spine. Firm binding; heavily rubbed corners, edges and spine ends; wear to boards; occasional smudging within interior, which is free of markings.