Studies on the Agaricaceae of Hokkaido, Part I and Part II
By Imai, Sanshi
Pp. (part I): 1-178, plates I-III (full page black-and-white photos); pp. (part II): 179-378, plates IV-V (full page black-and-white photos). Early red cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and with gilt panel lines, original printed brown wrappers for each bound in place, sm 4to (10 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches). Journal of the Faculty of Agriculture Hokkaido Imperial University volume XLIII, Part I and Part II. The Agaricaceae are a family of basidiomycete fungi and include the genus Agaricus, as well as basidiomycetes previously classified in the families Tulostomataceae, Lepiotaceae, and Lycoperdaceae. Hokkaido is the second largest island of Japan, and the largest and northernmost prefecture. Its northern exposure is ideal for a high diversity of Agaricaceae. This volume is from the private research collection of University of Michigan mycologist Alexander H. Smith with his bold signature on the front endpaper. No other ownership marks. Rare work.
|Publisher||Hokkaido Imperial University|
|Publisher Place||Sapporo, Japan|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||The original wrappers show some marginal tanning, with a few repaired tears and an old corner crease to rear wrapper of part II; a tight and clean copy in very good condition.|