11-16-2014 11-16-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2764B Boston
November 16, 2014 10:00AMCalender
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Farlow, William Gilson (1844-1919) Icones Farlowianae: Illustrations of the Larger Fungi of Eastern North America.

$400$325
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2764B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Farlow, William Gilson (1844-1919) Icones Farlowianae: Illustrations of the Larger Fungi of Eastern North America. Cambridge: Harvard University, 1929.
First and only edition, folio, limited to 500 copies, with descriptive text by Edward Angus Burt, and illustrated with 103 colored plates of North American mushrooms printed by the Boston Heliotype Printing Company, Louis C.C. Krieger, illustrator, the printing by D.B. Updike, of the Merrymount Press in Boston, bound in the original full green publisher's cloth binding, gilt title on spine and front board, dusty, binding slightly faded, 14 x 10 3/4 in.

Estimate $600-800


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Keywords

William Gilson, Eastern North America, Harvard University, Cambridge, Boston Heliotype Printing Company, Merrymount Press, Edward Angus Burt, green publisher, printing, Louis C.C. Krieger