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North American wild flowers / by Mary Vaux Walcott.

Author/Creator:
Walcott, Mary Vaux, 1860-1940 author.
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : The Smithsonian institution, 1925.
Format/Description:
Book
5 volumes : color plates ; 36 x 28 cm
Subjects:
Wild flowers -- North America.
Botany -- North America.
Wild flowers -- Pictorial works.
Botany.
Wild flowers.
North America.
Wild flowers -- North America.
Form/Genre:
Illustrated works.
Pictorial works.
Illustrated works.
Printed books -- 20th century -- United States -- Washington D.C. -- Specimens.
Summary:
Half-tone color reproduction of original watercolors, on cream paper. Woody herbaceous plants in fruit or flower.
Contents:
V. 1. Plates 1-80 [i.e. 77: nos. 78, 79, & 80 refer to plates 24a, 31a, & 56a respectively]
v. 2. Plates 81-160
v. 3. Plates 161-240
v. 4. Plates 241-320
v. 5. Plates 321-400.
Notes:
Volumes issued in portfolios (37 cm) (plates loose as issued), original half brown morocco gilt, gray cloth boards with Smithsonian seal, ribbons ties.
Local notes:
Copy 1 imperfect: v.2 wanting.
Athenaeum copy: Gift: Edith L. Foster.
Penn Provenance:
Stimpson, Anne Katherine (donor) (copy 2)
Penn Chronology:
1925
Contributor:
Smithsonian Institution, publisher.
OCLC:
582166
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