Book Description

First edition. Belfast Naturalists Field Club. Belfast. Macmillan and Bowes. Cambridge. 1888. xxxiii, (2), 331pp. Original decorative cloth, gilt lettering and motif of Rosa Hibernica to the upper board. Slight wear to corners. Ownership signatures of Mortimer and Robson, Woodside, Helen's Bay, to ffep. Published after the tragic death of Thomas Hughes Corry age 23, drowned on Lough Gill in 1883 while carrying out a botanical exploration. The details are outlined in the preface by Samuel Stewart. (One of a number of floras currently being catalogued originally from the private library of Quentin Oliver Newton Kay)
Author Stewart, Samuel Alexander & Corry, Thomas Hughes
Date 1888
Binding Original decorative cloth
Publisher The Belfast Naturalists Field Club

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