This is the first book ever published on the wild flowers of British mountains." Readable and authoritative, still an excellent place to start in anyone's investigations of this class of the British flora. Includes Ireland. Chapters include; the pioneers; physical features and vegetation of British mountains; nature of the mountain flora; origin of the mountain flora; Snowdonia and the English Lake District; the Cairngorms and Lochnagar; volcanic hills of Western Scotland; limestones of Northern England and North-Western Scotland; mica-schist mountains of the Central Highlands; Ireland. Appendices list mountain plants and other plants occurring commonly above 2,000 feet.
First Edition; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Gilt titles spine; illustrated by 16 colour photographs, 28 b/w photographs and 20 distribution maps; Dust Jacket un-clipped (Dust Jacket has small closed tears, but otherwise complete and overall sound; now in archive acetate film protection); Bookseller's small label inside rear cover; Includes appendices, bibliography & index.
Author Raven, John & Max Walters
Binding Hardcover (Original Green Cloth)
Publisher MacMillan; New York
Condition Very Good Condition in a good dustjacket
Pages xv + 240