(9 1/2 x 7 3/8 inches). 64 hand coloured plates (some folding). Publisher's purple cloth, covers stamped in blind and lettered in gilt Scarce flora of the Falkland Islands with hand coloured plates. "The drawings from which the plates in this volume have been prepared were made by Mrs. Vallentin after a visit to England, during which she interested herself in the study of botany and received valuable aid in the examination and drawing of plants from Miss Matilda Smith, of the Royal Botanic Garden, Kew. On her return to the Falkland Islands she began to make drawings from the living plants growing in the Islands with a view to the preparation of an illustrated flora of her native land" (Publisher's note). Nissen BBI 2038. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Illustrations of the flowering plants and ...
Publisher: L. Reeve & Co
Publication Date: 1921
Book Description ReInk Books, 2017. Softcover. Condition: NEW. Reprinted from edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This print on demand book is printed on high quality acid-free paper. Seller Inventory # 151117497