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BRITISH JUNGERMANNIAE Being a History and Description, with Colored Figures, of each Species of the Genus, and Microscopical Analyses of the Parts. by  William Jackson Hooker - First Edition - 1816 - from Loe Books (SKU: 020606)

BRITISH JUNGERMANNIAE Being a History and Description, with Colored Figures, of each Species of the Genus, and Microscopical Analyses of the Parts.

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BRITISH JUNGERMANNIAE Being a History and Description, with Colored Figures, of each Species of the Genus, and Microscopical Analyses of the Parts.

by Hooker, William Jackson

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  • Hardcover
  • First
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London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown; et al., 1816. Complete with 88 fine hand-coloured engraved plates: numbered. I-LXXXIV and 4 Supplementary plates, engraved by H. W. Edwards from drawings by the author; pp. [xxvii], 20, [2 Index] plus (usually) two leaves of letterpress accompanying each plate; half-title present. Bound in later half speckled calf with marbled paper boards, very good with slight rubbing. Contents clean and tight, marbled end papers, no inscriptions, a little minor foxing, and very light offsetting to a few plates. A very nice copy. Provenance: purchased by the previous owner from Francis Edwards catalogue 1019, dated 1979, item no. 245. "Hooker spent twelve years at Halesworth, during which he produced his British Jungermanniae, with his own illustrations, widely considered to be his most beautiful work. This book established hepaticology as an independent entity and made Hooker's reputation." (Allan Mea in DSB).. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Large 4to (25 x 31cm).

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
020606
Title
BRITISH JUNGERMANNIAE Being a History and Description, with Colored Figures, of each Species of the Genus, and Microscopical Analyses of the Parts.
Author
Hooker, William Jackson
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Dust Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown; et al.
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1816
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Size
Large 4to (25 x 31cm)

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First Edition
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marbled paper
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fine
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jacket
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rubbing
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calf
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