Natural History (1878)

Heath, Francis George

The Fern World

Published: Sampson Low Marston Searle & Rivington

Date: 1878

green end-papers; 11 pages to front containing tissue-guarded b/w. frontispiece illustration from a photograph; titles; prefaces, notes on illustration; contents & press reviews. Illustrated by 3 further b/w. plates(2 lacking tissue guards); line drawings in the text & 12 beautiful full-page coloured plates. At the rear is an illustrated advertisement page for a Horticultural Decorator & Garden Furnisher, a 4-page list of books by the same author & a 32-page publisher's list of titles. Rear end-papers also bear adverts. Binder's small label inside rear cover.

illustrated by b/w. plates, colour plates & line drawings

Very Good Condition

Olive green cloth with gilt titles & black fern design to spine & front cover


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