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North American wild flowers / by Mary Vaux Walcott

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Author:
Walcott, Mary Vaux 1860-1940  Search this
Physical description:
5 v., 400 leaves of plates in various foliations : chiefly col. ill. ; 32 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
North America
Date:
1925
Notes:
Quarto-sized edition, sometimes also referred to as the "Library edition."
Issued in 5 dark gray linen portfolio volumes with linen ties.
Each volume contains half-title and title leaves, table of contents (description of plates), and 80 loose plates of color-printed illustrations.
"Text only for volume 1 reprinted 1950"--v. 1, t.p. verso.
Edition statement taken from the Prospectus, as described in the Harvard University Library online catalog record for this edition.
"This [Library] edition was printed by the same special process, from the same plates, and on the same kind of all-rag paper as the De Luxe edition, but with less margin on the sheets, which measure 9 1/4 x 12 1/4. The Library edition is bound in substantial linen-covered portfolios, stamped in gold"--P. [2] of Prospectus.
The illustrations, many dated 1925, are reproductions of watercolor drawings by the author.
Also issued in a folio-sized limited, numbered edition with title pages dated 1925.
Volume 1 contains plates numbered 1-77, 24a, 31a, and 56a (for a total of 80 plates); v. 2 contains plates 81-160; v. 3 contains plates 161-240; v. 4 contains plates 241-320; and v. 5 contains plates 321-400.
An index to all plates is included in v. 5.
Topic:
Wild flowers  Search this
Botany  Search this
Call number:
QK112 .W3X
QK112 .W3X 1925b
QK112.W3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_30718