Title Conifers, Junipers & Yew: Gymnosperms of British Columbia. Pictures Specially Drawn by Mrs. Ivy Abercrombie.
Publisher London. T.Fisher Unwin Ltd. 1927 1st edition.
Seller ID 60517
4to. In yellow cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; In removable plastic cover. Slightly rubbed around edges with chips and small pieces missing. Small marks. Stain to spine. Not price clipped). Spine slightly faded. Mild foxing to edges. Pencil inscription to front endpaper, “E.W.Margesson. Bought from Army & Navy Corps Soc. Ltd. 105 Victoria Street. Westminster. S.W.1. 24th february 1927. The book is beautifully illustrated and not at all dear considering the cost of these.” Slight browning to endpapers and tissue guards. Else a clean and tight copy. 71pp. With bw photographs, colour and b/w plates. “The object is to present an illustration of each genus and a description of each species found in British Columbia.”
NATURAL HISTORY::Botany JOHN DAVIDSON, Conifers, Junipers, Yew, Gymnosperms, British Columbia, Ivy Abercrombie, genus, species, illustrations, first edition dustwrapper foreign travel