Familiar Wild Flowers

By: Hulme, F. Edward

Price: $250.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fine


Eight volumes, complete. Original publisher's green cloth binding with gilt lettering and light green floral illustrations on front cover and spine. Books include beautiful botanical plates in color. Each chapter also has a decorative head- and tailpiece that illustrates the flower discussed in the chapter. 5 1/2" x 7 3/4." All pages of all volumes, complete. 320 multicolored plates (forty in each book), complete. Volume 1: (i)-(xvi) 1-160. Volume 2: (i)-(xv) 1-160. Volume 3: (i)-(xv) 1-160. Volume 4: (i)-(xv) 1-160. Volume V: (i)-(xv) 1-160. Volume 6: (i)-(xvi) 1-160. Volume 7: (i)-(xv) 1-176; Index of English Names, Index of Botanical Names, and Table of Botanical Orders and Genera included in back. Volume 8: (i)-(xvi) 1-183; Colour Index (lists flowers by color), Index of English Names, Index of Botanical Names, and Table of Botanical Orders and Genera in back as well as seven additional pages for other books published by Cassell and Company. Former ownership inscription in black ink on front pastedown of each book. Pages and covers of the books are very clean and intact. Slight foxing on a few pages and slight rubbing on front and back covers, but otherwise, the books are fine copies. Each volume begins with a summary of the wildflowers to be discussed in the book. The summary gives a brief description of each wildflower's appearance, the flower's common and scientific names, where the flower can be found, and when it appears during the year. After the summary, the aforementioned flowers are discussed in further detail with an accompanying botanical print in color.

Title: Familiar Wild Flowers

Author Name: Hulme, F. Edward

Categories: Literature, Gardening, Science and Technology,

Publisher: London, England, Cassell and Company, Limited: 1902

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Type: Book

Seller ID: 020539

Keywords: Science. Botany. Flowers. Wildflowers. Flora. Botanical prints. Botanical art. Flower identification. Flower guides. Field guides. Familiar Wild Flowers. F Edward Hulme. SG-74.,