Studies on the Agaricaceae of Hokkaido, Part I and Part II

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Studies on the Agaricaceae of Hokkaido, Part I and Part II

By Imai, Sanshi

SKU# 18694

$ 150.00

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 1938
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
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.
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