The Living Plant in Leaf, Flower, and Fruit

By Knight, Alfred Ernest and Step, Edward

SKU# 17919

$ 25.00

Pp. viii, 420; color frontispiece from painting by Harry Johnson, 36 full page black-and-white photo-plates, 701 text-figures (woodcuts and halftones).  Publisher’s original one-half dark green polished calf leather over marbled boards, spines with five raised bands each outlined with gilt panel lines, the title is lettered in gilt on a red morocco in one compartment and the authors are blind-stamped in gilt in anther compartment, light brown endpapers, all page edges speckled in red, thick sm 4to.  A turn-of-the-last-century account of the plant sciences with great illustrations.  No ownership marks and few signs of use.

Publisher Hutchinson & Co
Publisher Place London
Date Published (1905)
Date Published Estimated No
Edition Second printing
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description Light rubbing to the outer joints and to the outer corners; the text is bright and clean; a tight copy in near fine condition.
Limited Edition