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North American wild flowers
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Title

North American wild flowers

By

Walcott, Mary Vaux, 1860-1940

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

Washington, D.C.,Smithsonian Institution,1925 [i.e. 1925-1928]

Notes

Limited, numbered folio edition, signed by the author at the end of the foreword in v. 1.

Published in parts between 1925 and 1928. According to Stafleu & Cowan, part 1 was issued in 1925, with a new foreword appearing in 1927; part 2 was probably issued in 1926; part 3 was issued in 1927, accompanied by the new foreword and a slip dated 15 November 1927; and parts 4 and 5 issued in 1928.

Issued in 5 portfolio volumes of quarter-bound black leather with gray cloth-covered boards, gilt-tooled spines, and gray ribbon ties, with a silver-colored oxidized metal Smithsonian seal mounted on the front of each portfolio.

The illustrations, many dated 1925, are reproductions of watercolor drawings by the author.

Volume 1 contains plates numbered 1-77, 24a, 31a, and 56a (for a total of 80 plates); v. 2 contains plates 81-160; v. 3 contains plates 161-240; v. 4 contains plates 241-320; and v. 5 contains plates 321-400.

Also issued in a quarto-sized "library edition" with title pages dated 1925.

Stafleu & Cowan. Taxonomic lit., | 16.550

Subjects

Botany , North America , Pictorial works , Wild flowers

BHL Collections

Women in Natural History

Call Number

QK112 .W3

Language

English

Identifiers

LCCN: 26005323
OCLC: 4367934

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.70091

 

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