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
PURSH,FREDERICK

London Printed for James Black and Son, 1816 Second edition 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 + Original Cloth (Item ID: 0000234)

$5,500.00

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)

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