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Synopsis Filicum; Or, A Synopsis Of All Known Ferns, Including The Osmundaceæ, Schizæsveæ, Marattiaceæ, And Ophioglossaceæ (Chiefly Derived From The Kew Herbarium). Accompanied By Figures Representing The Essential Character Of Each Genus.  (First Printing, 1865) by  William Jackson Hooker - 1st Edition 1st Printing - 1865 - from Arroyo Seco Books (SKU: 036341)

Synopsis Filicum; Or, A Synopsis Of All Known Ferns, Including The Osmundaceæ, Schizæsveæ, Marattiaceæ, And Ophioglossaceæ (Chiefly Derived From The Kew Herbarium). Accompanied By Figures Representing The Essential Character Of Each Genus. (First Printing, 1865)

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Synopsis Filicum; Or, A Synopsis Of All Known Ferns, Including The Osmundaceæ, Schizæsveæ, Marattiaceæ, And Ophioglossaceæ (Chiefly Derived From The Kew Herbarium). Accompanied By Figures Representing The Essential Character Of Each Genus. (First Printing, 1865)

by Hooker, William Jackson

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London : Robert Hardwicke, 1865. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good +. 400 Pp + 9 Color Plates Encompassing 75 Illustrations, With Description On Facing Page Not Included In Book Pagination. First Printing, 1865, Of This First And Only Edition Of This Work Prepared During The Author's Lifetime, Although Reprinted In 1868, The First Posthumous Edition, And Thereafter. The Author's Preface Provides The Author's Explanation Of The Many Revisions, Additions, And Deletions To His Previous Works. Three Quarter Green Morocco, Brown Morocco Spine Label, Gilt; Buff Endpapers.; 1865 Date On Title Page. All Edges With Publisher's Red Color. Wear, Loss Of Paper On Edges Of Boards, Pinpoint Frays At Tips, But Binding Exceptionally Sturdy. Rare; Worldcat Shows No Institutional Holding Of This 1865 Edition, Only The 1868 And Later Editions. Sir William Jackson Hooker(1785 - 12 August 1865) Was An English Systematic Botanist And Organiser, And Botanical Illustrator. He Held The Post Of Regius Professor Of Botany At Glasgow University, And Was Director Of The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. He Enjoyed The Friendship And Support Of Sir Joseph Banks For His Exploring, Collecting And Organising Work. His Son, Joseph Dalton Hooker, Succeeded Him To The Directorship Of Kew Gardens.

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Bookseller Inventory #
036341
Title
Synopsis Filicum; Or, A Synopsis Of All Known Ferns, Including The Osmundaceæ, Schizæsveæ, Marattiaceæ, And Ophioglossaceæ (Chiefly Derived From The Kew Herbarium). Accompanied By Figures Representing The Essential Character Of Each Genus. (First Printing, 1865)
Author
Hooker, William Jackson
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good +
Quantity available
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Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Robert Hardwicke
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1865
Keywords
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Bookseller catalogs
Rare And Unusual Books; Antiquarian Books and Leather-Bound Books; Biology and Ecology;

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