Title Illustrations of the Fungi of Our Fields and Woods. Drawn from Natural Specimens - First and Second Series, Two Volumes
Book Condition Good
Edition First Edition
Publisher London Lovell Reeve & Co 1865
Seller ID 31902
Twenty exquisite hand coloured lithographs from drawings by Price, each with multiple fungi and an accompanying descriptive page. Bound in green cloth embossed in blind and gilt with large gilt mushroom vignette on the front boards. Series one is missing the cancel title page although the other preliminaries inlcuding the half-title, preface and list of subscribers are present. Most of the pages in Series Two are detached although all are present and in good condition with unworn edges. Many of the plates in both volumes have thumb marks at the bottom of the pages. Spines are original with some wear at the extremities.