1848 FAMILIAR LECTURES ON BOTANY ALMIRA PHELPS
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This 1848 'Familiar Lectures on Botany, Practical, Elementary and Physiological with a New and Full Description of the Plant of the United States and Cultivated Exotics', for the use of Seminaries, Private Students & Practical Botanists, was written by Almira Phelps. This new, revised and enlarged edition was published by Huntington & Savage, 216 Pearl Street, NYC. Containing 446 pages, this text is divided into a sereies of 4 chapters each with a number of lectures and make up half the work. The other half is an exhaustive appendix with definitions, symbolic language of flowers etc. There are numerous black & white illustrations on about every other page and 8 full-page plates. This comprehensive botanical study measures 8' x 5' x 1', is complete and in good condition with leather covers & a gold embossed on red title & a reenforced spine. There is a small amount of page foxing & a few pages with margin roughage which does not impeed its legibility. Buyer agrees to pay $5.00 S&H.
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