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An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada, and the  British Possessions:  From Newfoundland to the Parallel of the Southern  Boundary of Virginia, and from the Atlantic Ocean Westward to the 102d  Meridian by  Addison  Nathaniel Lord; Brown - First Edition - 1898 - from Old Saratoga Books (SKU: 36182)

An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada, and the British Possessions: From Newfoundland to the Parallel of the Southern Boundary of Virginia, and from the Atlantic Ocean Westward to the 102d Meridian

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An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada, and the British Possessions: From Newfoundland to the Parallel of the Southern Boundary of Virginia, and from the Atlantic Ocean Westward to the 102d Meridian

by Britton, Nathaniel Lord; Brown, Addison

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NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Good with no dust jacket; All volumes have contemporary owner name and . date on front free endpaper, lightly worn and soiled boards, page toning, . hinges cracked and tender.. 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. 1896-68. In three volumes. Uniformly bound in blindstamped dark green cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spines. 2,892 line illustrations in total. Indices, glossaries. Volume I - 1896 - Ophioglossaceae to Aizoaceae - Ferns to Carpet-weed. 612 pages. Volume II- 1897 - Portulacaceae to Menyanthaceae - Portulaca to Buckbean. 643 pages. Moisture stains at fore-edges of rear several leaves. Volume III - 1898 - Apocynaceae to Compositae - Dogbane to Thistle. 588 pages. Moisture stain at top corner of first several leaves. A landmark set in the history of American botany which provides a systematic classification of plants with extensive description and illustrations. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

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Old Saratoga Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
36182
Title
An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada, and the British Possessions: From Newfoundland to the Parallel of the Southern Boundary of Virginia, and from the Atlantic Ocean Westward to the 102d Meridian
Author
Britton, Nathaniel Lord; Brown, Addison
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good with no dust jacket; All volumes have contemporary owner name and date on front free endpaper, lightly worn and soiled boa
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
NY
Date published
1898
Keywords
BOTANY, 19th Century American Botany
Bookseller catalogs
Botany and Gardening;
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Old Saratoga Books owners Dan and Rachel Jagareski have been selling books since 1996. After running an open shop for twenty years in the historic village of Schuylerville we now sell books online and at book fairs. We are members of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA). Our specialties include books about history, science, cooking, children's books, and the arts. Rachel is a graduate of the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar and has attended Rare Book School in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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