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Memoir of the New York State Museum, No. 4 Vol. 3: Report of the State Botanist on Edible Fungi of New York 1895-1899
Book #: 014423

Author: Peck, Charles H.
Illustrator: Fausel, C.
Publisher: University of the State of New York
Place: Albany
Year: 1900
Edition: Edition Unstated

Book Cond.: Very Good
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Hard Cover
Size: 4to
Book Type: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: 4to. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Green paper over boards, pages 132 – 234, Index, Explanation of plates, color lithographic plates by C. Fausel, nos. 44-68. Plate 54 is missing. From the Introduction: “In consequence of recent discoveries of variations in a few of the edible species described and illustrated in the three reports mentioned [reports 49, 51 and 52], and of the great demand for these reports, it has seemed desirable to revise the illustrations and descriptions where needful and to incorporate the whole in the present memoir with that part of the state botanist’s report for 1899 relating to edible fungi. This memoir constitutes the second volume of descriptions and illustrations of New York species of edible and unwholesome mushrooms.” Corners and spine ends bumped and lightly worn,covers stained, plate 54 missing. Illustrator: Fausel, C.. Quantity Available: 0. Shipped Weight: 3 lbs 6 oz. Category: Science & Technology; Botany; Genealogy & Local History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 014423.