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The Flora of Essex; or list of flowering plants and ferns found in the County of Essex; with the localities of the less common species ascertained by recent observation and reference to former authors, and illustrated with four coloured plates of the plants peculiar to the County

The Flora of Essex; or list of flowering plants and ferns found in the County of Essex; with the localities of the less common species ascertained by recent observation and reference to former authors, and illustrated with four coloured plates of the plants peculiar to the County

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The Flora of Essex; or list of flowering plants and ferns found in the County of Essex; with the localities of the less common species ascertained by recent observation and reference to former authors, and illustrated with four coloured plates of the plants peculiar to the County

by Gibson, George Stacey F.L.S

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First edition. William Pamplin. London. 1862. Octavo. l, 469pp. Four hand coloured plates, crisp and bright. Map, split to folds and incomplete, in tape repaired pocket to fep. Original green embossed cloth, gilt to spine. Ink splash to upper board, foredge and lower edge. Faded to spine, a well used copy with some neat annotation and underlining by its previous owners:
Ownership ink stamp Ex Libris F. Townsend to half title upper margin.
Signature of Robert Paulson to ffep.
Robert Paulson (1857-1935) F.L.S. Mycologist, lichenologist, botanist. President of the Essex Field Club. Fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society. British Mycological Society. Contributed to lichenology collections from Mount Everest and Spitzbergen. Contributer to Essex Nat.; Proceedings of the Linnean Society; Lichenology of the British Isles; the Lichenologist. Herbarium at British Museum Natural History.

One of a number of floras currently being catalogued, originating from the private library of Quentin Oliver Newton Kay (1939-2017)

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Title
The Flora of Essex; or list of flowering plants and ferns found in the County of Essex; with the localities of the less common species ascertained by recent observation and reference to former authors, and illustrated with four coloured plates of the plants peculiar to the County
Author
Gibson, George Stacey F.L.S
Book Condition
Used
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Hardcover
Publisher
William Pamplin.
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1862
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8vo
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Keywords
Flora, Essex, Botany
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