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Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Galapagos Islands, 1905-1906: Part II: A Botanical Survey of the Galapagos Islands + Part V: Notes on the Botany of Cocos Island + Part VII: Notes on the Lichens of the Galapagos Islands.

Stewart, Alban

Published by San Francisco: The California Academy of Sciences, -. First edition., 1911
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Pp. 1-288; 375-404; 431-445; 23 full page plates (1 map, 3 line-drawings, 19 black-and-white photographs). Early green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, lg 8vo. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series, volume 1, January 20, 1911. This is the first comprehensive flora (including lichens) of the Galapagos Islands that lay 1000km off the coast of Ecuador and of the flora of Cocos Island, off the coast of Costa Rica. All three parts are authored by Alban Stewart, botanist of the 1905-1906 expedition. No ownership marks. Small indentation (1/4 inch long) near the margin of pages 255-262 (likely caused during the printing process); otherwise, a bright and clean copy in fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 6240

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Title: Expedition of the California Academy of ...

Publisher: San Francisco: The California Academy of Sciences, -. First edition.

Publication Date: 1911

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