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Botanical Features of North American Deserts

Botanical Features of North American Deserts

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Botanical Features of North American Deserts

by MacDougal, Daniel Trembly

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Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Institute of Washington, 1908. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY CONTRIBUTOR William Phipps Blake at front end page - "Professor Joseph Hyde Pratt, Chapel Hill, N.C. with compliments of W.P. Blake (?) Oct. 28, 1908 (Leafs 45)". Phipps contribution starts at p. 45, titled "Geological Sketch of the Region of Tucson, Arizona". Phipps (1826-1910) was the Territorial Geologist of Arizona, a noted mining consultant and educator who started the first school of mines in the Far West in 1864. Professor Joseph Hyde Pratt (1870-1942) was a prominent North Carolina geologist, conservationist, and state and civic leader. Near Fine, bound in dark blue cloth with gilt lettering at spine, 111 pages, illustrated with numerous black and white photographs, 3 fold-out maps, scattered light toning and light rubbing to boards, Pratt's ownership signature front paste down. SCARCE in hardcover, a great geology ASSOCIATION COPY.. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY CONTRIBUTOR. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Association Copy.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
Botanical Features of North American Deserts
Author
MacDougal, Daniel Trembly
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Carnegie Institute of Washington
Place of Publication
Washington, D.C.
Date Published
1908
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9&f
Weight
0.00 lbs
Bookseller catalogs
U.S. History- The West; Geography;

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