Book Description

xi, [1], 479pp. 8vo in 12s (220x130mm), rebound in recent half calf, marbled boards, raised bands and gt floral motifs to spine compartments, leather title-piece. Several dried specimens enclosed, one (Scirpus acicularis) in a folded sheet of paper, dated 1845 in manuscript, with the name Henry Addenbrooke, Solicitor, Stourbridge. This specimen, as well as several others between leaves of tissue paper, also come with small paper slips annotated in pencil with species name, two with locations in Worcestershire (Barnts Green, Lower Bittel Res.). Ink annotations to blank verso of p. xi, and some marginal pencil annotations to text. From the library of Hampshire ornithologist, Michael Bryant, with his attractive bookplate.
Dealer Notes
Second edition, with additions and corrections.
Stafleu & Cowan 3000; Freeman 1758.
Author Hooker, W.J.
Date 1831
Publisher Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green
Condition Very good

Price: £75.00

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