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Dillwyn, Lewis Weston (1778-1855) British Confervae.

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2764B
Lot:
212
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Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Dillwyn, Lewis Weston (1778-1855) British Confervae. London: Philips, 1809.
Quarto, uncut, illustrated with 115 (of 116) plates only, lacking plate number 107, with a facsimile inserted, most plates printed in a color other than black, e.g., red, gray, green, brown, and others, fore-edges untrimmed; bound in a later full tan-colored exotic leather binding, with a red label on the spine, 10 1/2 x 8 in.
In this work, Dillwyn writes about algae.

Estimate $300-400


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