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The Flora of Uig (Lewis) A Botanical Exploration

The Flora of Uig (Lewis) A Botanical Exploration

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The Flora of Uig (Lewis) A Botanical Exploration

by Campbell, M. S. (ed.)

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First edition. T. Buncle & Co. Arbroath. 1945. Octavo. 62pp. Frontispiece, 5 further plates. Large folding map. Original blue cloth, gilt to spine. Map endpapers. Occasional light toning (war paper), a nice copy.
Campbell writes, "By July final plans were made and the party completed: Messrs A. J. Wilmott, E. B. Bangerter and J. A. Crabbe from the Department of Botany, British Museum (Natural History), Mr C. V. B. Marquand, late of the Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and myself".

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

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Title
The Flora of Uig (Lewis) A Botanical Exploration
Author
Campbell, M. S. (ed.)
Book Condition
Used
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
T. Buncle & Co.
Place of Publication
Arbroath
Date Published
1945
Weight
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Keywords
Flora, Botany, Plant Hunting, Scotland, Lewis, Uig
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Botany;

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