A Popular History Of British Ferns And The Allied Plants, Comprising The Club-mosses, Pepperworts, And Horsetails..
Bound in original green grained cloth, gilt, with decorative blind stamped borders on boards, enclosing block and gilt decorated spine. Publisher's advertisement endpapers. Sunned spine with some wear to head and tail and a little browning and spotting of margins; otherwise a very good copy. Binder's label of Westley's and Co. Friar Street, London. 1853 signature on front pastedown.
Reeve and Benham, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden.,
By thomas moore, f.l.s., etc.
(popular natural histories).
8vo. 5.25 x 6.5 inches. xii + 354 pp. + 8 pp. publisher's catalogue.
Illustrated by 20 hand coloured lithograph plates, including frontispiece (not placed in order of plate number). Decorated by publisher' device on verso of title.
A descriptive survey of British ferns and their allies with attractive hand coloured plates. Reprint of the first edition published in 1848. Thomas Moore (1821-87) was Curator of the Society of Apothecaries at Chelsea, from 1848 and published several other titles on ferns.
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