(07) RAMSBOTTOM, JOHN:
Title Mushrooms & Toadstools. A Study of the Activities of Fungi. (The New Naturalist 7).
Publisher Collins 1963 4th impression
Seller ID 77709
Hardback, 8vo. (approx 9 x 6 ins.) In green cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Spine slightly darkened, some small spots to rear, some rubbing to edges, two small nicks to ends of spine and one nick under lettering nr top., small nicks to corners, Not price clipped/torn). Cloth slightly faded at spine, Small label to corner of front endpaper, small mark to title page, else a clean and tight copy. --- From Puff-balls to the mould in jam-pots, including truffles, dry rot, and the yeasts used in brewing; all are fungis and the author manages to include all of them. Also included is a wealth of historical allusion. Beautifully illustrated with colour photographs by Paul de Laszlo. 306pp. With 84 colour & 58 b/w photo plates. (incl. many by Eric Hosking).
New Naturalist series New Naturalist, Botany, Natural History, fungi, toadstool, mushroom, dustwrapper, first edition, New Naturalist series, photographs, 7