1842. Item #83674
GRAY, Asa. THE BOTANICAL TEXT-BOOK FOR COLLEGES, SCHOOLS, AND PRIVATE STUDENTS: COMPRISING PART I: AN INTRODUCTION TO STRUCTURAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL BOTANY; PART II: THE PRINCIPLES OF SYSTEMATIC BOTANY; WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE CHIEF NATURAL FAMILIES OF THE VEGETABLE KINGDOM, AND NOTICES OF THE PRINCIPAL OFFICINAL OR OTHERWISE USEFUL PLANTS. New-York: Wiley and Putnam/Boston: Little and Brown, 1842. 413 pp. + 2 pp. publisher's advertisements. 8vo., publisher's brown ribbed cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Moderate shelfwear to spine and corners, light soil to cover, small dent to front edge of front cover. Light to moderate foxing to front and rear sections including title pages and index. Wood engravings in the text.