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Fairy Rings and Other Mushrooms: Conklin, Gladys Plemon

Fairy Rings and Other Mushrooms

Conklin, Gladys Plemon

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ISBN 10: 0823402231 / ISBN 13: 9780823402236
Published by Holiday House, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1973
Used Condition: Very Good- Hardcover
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Possible First, Reinforced Library Edition In Very Good Condition, But Retired From A School Library Sharing Many Characteristics Of Such Books, Including The Laminated Dust Jacket And Black Pen To Obliterate The Original School Markings. Boards Are Clean And Still In Very Nice Condition. The Team Of Gladys Conklin, Who Was Both Scientific And Fanciful Together With Howard Berelson, Whose Water Colour Pen And Ink Drawings Also Have Both Of These Attributes Results In A Truly Exceptional And Collectable Book. Both Latin And Folk Names Are Given, Sometimes Elves Are Fairies Are Portrayed Together With The Mushrooms Which Are Botanically Detailed And Conklin Is Quick To Invite The Interest Of Children, Explaining, For Example How The Inky Cap Coprinus Comatus Provides A Black "Ink" Which You Will Find That You Can Write With If You Dip A Stick Into It. Bookseller Inventory # 003059

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Title: Fairy Rings and Other Mushrooms

Publisher: Holiday House, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1973

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Berelson, Howard

Book Condition:Very Good-

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-

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Introduces the characteristics of a variety of mushrooms and some of the folklore connected with them.

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