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Title: A natural history of British grasses. [Second edition.]
Description: London: Groombridge and Sons, 1865. 8vo, 25cm. Pp. vi,245, 74 wood-engraved plates printed in colour (incl. frontisp.), index. Orig. blind-stamped cloth, gilt lettering on backstrip. Fraying to ends of backstrip, short tear in upper end of front and rear hinge neatly mended, little faint foxing to a few pages, good otherwise. - Cf. Pritzel 5641, Freeman 2327. Plates by Alex Francis Lydon (1836-1917), printed in colour hyu Benjamin Fawcett (1808-1893), one of the finest of English woodblock printers of the nineteenth century. The first edition appeared in 1858, the work enjoyed some popularity and was reissued a number of times.


Price: EUR 75.00 = appr. US$ 81.51 Seller: Aquila Natural History Books / Aquila Antiquariaat
- Book number: 13329