EUROPEAN FERNS by James Britten 30 colour plates
This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-10-21)
Price : GBP57.89
European Ferns by James Britten. Published by Cassell & company Ltd. No date - c1880.
With 30 coloured illustrations of ferns by D. Blair plus smaller engravings. Most of the colour illustrations show the fern with a background of an environment where it might grow. Also depicted in many cases are individual leaves etc for the fern as well as an overall view. 196pp.
Boards somewhat rubbed especially spine and corners. Rear hinge has completely broken and the front hinge is barely holding. The plates all retain there tissue guards - slightly creased in a few cases - and, apart from a little offsetting on to the tissues are in nice clean condition.
This book is sold (sold on 2008-10-21)
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