THE BOTANISTS OF PHILADELPHIA AND THEIR WORK. John W. Harshberger, Ph D.
THE BOTANISTS OF PHILADELPHIA AND THEIR WORK

THE BOTANISTS OF PHILADELPHIA AND THEIR WORK

Philadelphia: John W. Harshberger, Ph.D., 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. Color frontispiece, with 49 plates (an extra plate not noted in the list of illustrations appears between pages 88 and 89). Philadelphia: John W. Harshberger, Ph.D., 1899. First edition. An interesting association copy: from the library of John Eckfeldt, one of the botanists profiled in this work, with his signature to the verso of the frontispiece. Octavo. Original blue cloth binding, with gilt stamping. An extra leaf with clippings regarding John Bartram has been inserted between pages 46 and 47, while a small newspaper clipping regarding William Bartram is affixed to the lower margin of page 86. Minor glue and paper residue to the corners of the rear pastedown. The spine has been archivally repaired at the tips, with some a tiny nick near the heel. Some minor shelfwear and fading to the boards; else very good. Very good. Item #65219

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