A Natural History Of British Grasses.
John C. Nimmo, 14, King William Street, Strand.
4to. 7.5 x 10.5 inches. viii + 245 +  pp. Dedication at front and addenda, conclusion - comparative analysis and index at end. Title page in red and black. Bound in original green cloth, gilt, with gilt block, on front board within blind stamped borders, and also on spine. A little wear to extremities and some foxing largely confined to edge; otherwise a very good clean copy. Two decorated library bookplates of 1904 and 1917. 1891 signature on half title. Illustrated by 74 coloured lithograph plates, including frontispiece. A comprehensive guide to British grasses by a renowned botanist, illustrated by over seventy coloured plates, in the handsome original binding. Edward Joseph Lowe (1825-1900), born in Nottinghamshire, published extensively on ferns and was also an authority on atmospheric phenomena. First published, 1857-58. (Freeman 2327).
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