THE modest dimensions of this book are perhaps sufficient indication that it is not intended as an aid to the collector. There are about five hundred and fifty known species of spiders in the United... More > Kingdom alone, and at least an equal number of pages would be needed to describe them.
Our concern is with the habits and modes of life of spiders—especially of such as are most frequently met with and most easily recognised, and the reader, especially if he is fortunate enough to spend an occasional holiday in southern Europe, will find little in the following pages which he cannot verify—or disprove—by his own observations.
Indeed the hope that some of his readers may be induced to investigate on their own account has actuated the writer throughout, and has led him to lay considerable stress upon the methods of research and the ingeniously devised experiments by means of which whatever knowledge we possess has been obtained.< Less
You Don’t Have To Live In Fear of Spiders Ever Again...
The Fear of Spiders Is One of The Top Phobias People Suffer From In America Today. Don’t Be Crippled By Your Own Fear –... More > Learn The Most Effective Ways To Cope And Overcome Arachnophobia. Phobias are very real for many, many people. They are seemingly nexplainable, irrational fears that can put a person in the grip of terror – sometimes for years.
Fear of spiders is unbelievably prevalent. Over half of women have this phobia and about 10 percent of men. That’s staggering when you think about it! The good news is that it means you are not alone in your fear.
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Before Popular Publications' THE SPIDER appeared, THE SPIDER had already been published in ALL DETECTIVE MAGAZINE in two novelettes, written by Frederick C. Painton. This SPIDER bore no resemblance... More > to the later version. SPAWN OF THE SPIDER and SPIDER'S RETURN comprised this version of the SPIDER, presented with the original magazine text and illustrations.< Less