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The Silva of North America: A Description of the Trees Which Grow Naturally in North America Exclusive of Mexico (14 Volumes Complete)

Sargent, Charles Sprague

Published by Peter Smith, 1947
Condition: Good Hardcover
From Marbus Farm Books (Winchester, VA, U.S.A.)

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Fourteen oversize volumes and general index complete. Ex-library set rebound in red library bindings. 14 volumes and index have been rebound into 7 physical volumes, 2 per volume. Boards have some rubbing, interior has usual library stamping and marking on copyright page, etc. Volume 13 & 14 is beginning to separate at the rear and front hinges, but has not yet separated. These were reference books however, and since they never checked out of the library the contents are clean and bright overall. "Illustrated with figures and Analyses drawn from Nature by Charles Edward Faxon and Philibert and Eugene Picart." Full-page plates are intact and clean. Each volume contains index, volume 14 contains general index. "Reproduced by offset lithography, The Murray Printing Company, Cambridge, Massachusetts." Reprint edition - "Reprinted 1947 by special permission of Dr. E.D. Merrill, Director, Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University." To give an idea of the contents, Volume I has 50 full-page plates and is 119 pages. 740 plates total. Extremely scarce in any edition. Bookseller Inventory # 1214

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Title: The Silva of North America: A Description of...

Publisher: Peter Smith

Publication Date: 1947

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: Reprint.

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