A Handbook Of British Seaweeds.

NEWTON, LILY. BRITISH MUSEUM (NATURAL HISTORY).

£12.00

Publisher

The Trustees of the British Museum British Museum (Natural History), Cromwell Road, S.W.7.

Place

London

Date

1962

Synopsis

With 270 figures in the text. reprinted by photolithography.

Item Description

8vo. 5.75 x 8.75 inches. xiii + [i] + 478 pp. Bound in original green cloth, gilt. A few water spots on boards, but otherwise a very good clean copy. Illustrated by 270 text figures. Decorated by publisher's device on title page. A standard work on British seaweeds for many years, this is a systematic account of 750 species of algae. At the end is a list of the principal authors who wrote on the subject. Lily Newton (1893-1981) moved from the British Museum (Natural History) to the University of Wales Aberystwyth in 1928, becoming Professor of Botany in 1930. A reprint of the first edition of 1931.

[Stock No. 26392]

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