Title Irving’s Catechism of Botany: Containing a Description of the Most familiar and Interesting Plants, Arranged According to the Linnaean System, with an Appendix on the Formation of an Herbarium
Binding Paper oveer Boards
Book Condition Very Good
Edition Fourth edition
Publisher Baltimore Kelly & Piet 1864
Seller ID 326
Baltimore: Kelly & Piet, 1864. Fourth edition. Paper oveer Boards. Very Good. Kerney, M.J. Irving’s Catechism of Botany: Containing a Description of the Most familiar and Interesting Plants, Arranged According to the Linnaean System, with an Appendix on the Formation of an Herbarium. Baltimore: Kelly & Piet, 1864, fourth American edition, revised and improved. Decorative paper over stiff boards, black cloth spine, back cover is an advert for Kelly & Piet’s many publishing endeavors, 3 3/8 by 5 1/8-inches, engraved frontis, 102 pp. Light overall wear and creasing to the boards, rounded corners and some tiny chips to the lower outside corner of the upper board. Wear to the cloth at the head and tail of the spine. Yellowing, though not brittle, throughout with some foxing and small spots here and there. No rear free endpaper (the rear pastedown is a conjugate of the first leave of the last signature). Written in a straight question/answer format: “Of what are plants and vegetables composed?,” “What do you remark of the lemon?,” and so forth. Covers basic botany and twenty-four classes of plants and includes a three-page introduction to the herbarium. No writing, highlighting, names, or bookplate. NOT ex-library. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member IOBA) is an open shop located in Sand Lake, Michigan, with 15 years of experience offering fine books for discriminating readers.