Issue Commemorating the 70th Birthday of Dr. Josiah L. Lowe
By Stevenson, John A. and Palmer, John G. (editors)
Pp. (viii), 240; numerous black-and-white photos, halftones and line-drawings. Original light green printed wrappers, lettered in black on the spine and from cover, lg 8vo. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden vol. 28, no.1. This work contains 25 chapters by notable mycologists commemorating the 70th Birthday of Dr. Josiah L. Lowe. Lowe (1905-1997) was an American mycologist who specialized in the study of polypores. He retired in 1975 and became an emeritus professor. Lowe was the president of the Mycological Society of America in 1960. In the 1980s, Lowe was diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease; he died in Syracuse (from Wiki). This volume is from the private research collection of University of Michigan mycologist Alexander H. Smith with his signature on the front wrapper.
|Publisher||The New York Botanical Garden|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||Slight edge wear to wrappers; a tight and clean copy in near fine condition.|