Trouble in Bugland: A Collection of Inspector Mantis Mysteries 1983 SIGNED by both William Kotzwinkle & Joe Servello


Title: Trouble in Bugland: A Collection of Inspector Mantis Mysteries

Author: William Kotzwinkle
Illustrator: profusely illustrated by Joe Servello

Description: Signed by both Kotzwinkle and Servello on half-title page. Stated First Edition. Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine, inset pictorial stamped in black on front cover. Interior is clean and unmarked, pages crisp. Ten color full-page illustrations and numerous in-text vignettes by Joe Servello. Publisher's matching, illustrated bookmark laid-in. Dust jacket has a small chip at head of spine; not price clipped; in an archival mylar sleeve. 152 pages.

In a tribute to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's tales, William Kotzwinkle has crafted five intricately detailed stories in a Holmesian fashion, featuring Inspector Mantis and his companion, Dr. Hopper. The anthropomorphic insect duo pursue their sleuthsome adventures in a Victorian atmosphere and encounter some rather curious entomological twists.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Publisher: David R. Godine, Publisher
Place: Boston
Year: 1983

ISBN: 0879234725

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