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Botany for Beginners: An Introduction to Mrs. Lincoln's Lectures on Botany.

Phelps, Almira H.L

Published by F.J. Huntington, Hartford, 1833
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Believed first edition. Greenish blue cloth. viii, 12-256 pp. OCLC records indicate 1833 editions with 216 pp, with one noted as a second edition. With small black and white illustrations throughout. A general, introductory look at botany, written primarily for school students, and providing information on the identification of various plants, the parts of plants, plant life cycles, etc. Almira Hart Lincoln Phelps was an early 19th century educator, serving as vice-principal of the Troy Female Seminary, as well as teaching at other institutions. Her interest in botany led her to lecture on the subject, authoring this and a previous book of lectures, on the subject. GOOD condition. Moderate uneven fading to the book, with minor to moderate scuffing. Mostly minor soiling, with a few specks of ink stains along the spine. Cloth scuffed along the extremities, with some fraying at the spine tips and corners. Interior solid, with heavy foxing to the endpapers. Minor toning to the paper, with very light scattered foxing. A few faint ownership signatures present on the front endpapers. Bookseller Inventory # 005931

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Title: Botany for Beginners: An Introduction to Mrs...

Publisher: F.J. Huntington, Hartford

Publication Date: 1833

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition

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