Flora Americae Septentrionalis, or, A systematic arrangement and description of the plants of North America :containing, besides what have been described by preceding authors, many new and rare species, collected during twelve years travels and residence

London: Printed for James Black and Son, 1816. Second edition. Original Cloth. 8vo. 2nd edition. 2 volumes. Original boards boxed. Large paper copy. Hinges weak on both volumes. Paper labels frayed as are the ends of spine. Moderate foxing to text and plates. Collation: xxxvi, 725 p. + 24 engraved plates. Plates uncolored as issued. The two volumes are housed in a drop-down box with green leather spine and marble paper over boards. Edges of box covered with linen. Spine with raised bands and 6 compartments. Separate red morocco labels for title, author and date of publication. Floral gilt stamp in each remaining panel. Good +. Item #0000234

Scarce copy of this seminal work which provided first information on a number of plants collected by Lewis and Clark. (Cleveland, 776, 1st ed.; Nissen, 1570).

Price: $5,500.00

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