Title On the Popular Names of British Plants Being an Explanation of the Origin and Meaning of the Names of our Indigenous and Most Commonly Cultivated Species. Third edition.
Publisher London. Frederic Norgate. 1879.
Seller ID 60239
Tall 8vo. In grey/green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With blind embossed decor to covers. Yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Covers slightly warped. Small marks. Mild foxing to edges. Pencil inscription to first blank page, “E.W.Margesson. Bought secondhand from C.E.Thomas, 11 Chapel Road, Worthing. 9th July 1921.” Ink dedicatory inscription by author to same page, dated 13 Jun 1887. Else a clean and tight copy. 294pp. The author gives the common name first with the latin name second, and a short description of the origin of the name.
Horticulture R.C.A.PRIOR, Popular Names, British Plants, Explanation, Origin, Meaning, Indigenous, Commonly Cultivated Species,