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Hardback, 8vo. (approx 9 x 6 ins.) In green cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition in fine dustwrapper (dw; Official Collins later reproduction jacket. In protective sleeve.) Blind embossed stamp to corner of half title page “Library of Anthony Day.” No penned inscriptions. Else a very clean and tight copy. 306pp. With 84 colour & 58 b/w photo plates. (incl. many by Eric Hosking). 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.
Title: Mushrooms & Toadstools. A Study of the Activities of Fungi. (The New Naturalist 7).
Categories: New Naturalist series,
Publisher: Collins 1953 1st edition:
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Seller ID: 82292
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