Genera Filicum, or Illustrations of the Genera of Ferns and other Allied Genera

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Genera Filicum, or Illustrations of the Genera of Ferns and other Allied Genera

By Hooker, William J. and Bauer, Franz A.

SKU# 16324

$ 1,375.00

Pp. vi, 130; 120 full page hand-colored lithographs after the original colored drawings from Franz Andreas Bauer. Publisher’s original one-quarter dark green leather with the spine lettered in gilt, over dark green pebble cloth, clay-coated dark green endpapers, 4to. ‘Genera Filicum’ was one of the most important systematic works on the ferns. The text is by Sir William Jackson Hooker and the fine hand-colored plates are after paintings by Austrian Franz Andreas Bauer, well known as a botanical artist. The plant descriptions are in Latin and English. See also Nissen 924 in Die Botanischhe Buchillustration. Small signature by D. Smiley on the verso of the front free endpaper.

Publisher Henry G. Bohn
Publisher Place London
Date Published 1842
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description A bright and clean copy in near fine condition.
ISBN
Limited Edition