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West Coast Rare Books

West Coast Rare Books

Westport / Ireland

Grosart Johnstone, The Nature Printed British Sea-Weeds.

Grosart Johnstone, The Nature Printed British Sea-Weeds.

Grosart Johnstone, William Croall, Alexander. The Nature Printed British Sea-Weeds. A History accompanied by Figures and Dissections, of the Algae of the British Isles. NaturePrinted by Henry Bradbury. Volume I: Rhodospearmeae. Fam. I-IX. Volume II: Rhodospearmeae. Fam. X-XIII. Volume III: Melanospermeae. Volume IV: Chlorospermeae. First Edition. Four Volumes – Complete. London, Bradbury and Evans, 1859-1860. 24 x 16 cm. Vol.1: xv, 188 pages / Vol.2: ix, 203 pages / Vol.3: xi, 200 pages / Vol.4: xiv, (2), 324 pages. See comments below for Plates. Uniform original dark green embossed cloth. Gilt title and decorations on front boards and spine. Very good condition. Bindings rubbed and bumped. Age darkened and occasionally foxed. Volumes 3 and 4 require rebinding as all leaves are complete, but disbound. Name of previous owner on front paste downs. Small bookseller label of front free end papers.

Plates Volume 1: Plates 1 – 66 with plate 22 named Plate ‘22 1/2’, Plate 42A&B and Plates 59 A,B&C.
Plates Volume 2: Plates 67 – 129 with Plates 68 A&B, 69 A&B, 70 A,B&C, 91 A,B&C, 92 A&B.
Plates Volume 3: Plates 130 – 182 with 143 A&B.
Plates Volume 4: Plates 183 – 207 with 206A&B and two unnumbered plates following Plate 207.

It appears all four volumes are complete.

Our price: EUR 1.200,-- 

Grosart Johnstone, The Nature Printed British Sea-Weeds.
Grosart Johnstone, The Nature Printed British Sea-Weeds.
Grosart Johnstone, The Nature Printed British Sea-Weeds.
Grosart Johnstone, The Nature Printed British Sea-Weeds.
Grosart Johnstone, The Nature Printed British Sea-Weeds.
Grosart Johnstone, The Nature Printed British Sea-Weeds.
Grosart Johnstone, The Nature Printed British Sea-Weeds.
Grosart Johnstone, The Nature Printed British Sea-Weeds.
Grosart Johnstone, The Nature Printed British Sea-Weeds.
Grosart Johnstone, The Nature Printed British Sea-Weeds.
Grosart Johnstone, The Nature Printed British Sea-Weeds.

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