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Author Name    Figuier, Louis

Title   The Vegetable World: Being A History of Plants, with Their Structure and Peculier Properties. Adapted from the Work of Louis Figuier. With a Glossary of Botanical Terms

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good (Plus)

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   First Thus

Publisher   London, Petter, Galpin & Co. Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. 1880

Seller ID   004272

London, Petter, Galpin & Co.: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., 1880. Louis Figuier (1819-1894) abandoned research to write popular science books such as this, an interesting book, and uncommon. There is no publication date; Quercus assumes it to be circa 1880. Brown decorative cloth binding; stamped and filled in black on the front cover; black and gilt on the spine. Clean text; viii, 583 pages, with four pages of the publisher's adverts in the rear. With 473 great black-and-white illustrations. Bookplate of the illustrator J.Carl Pehl (1872-1959) on the front paste-down. The FFEP is missing; lightly rubbed at the margins. Sound and quite attractive. . First Thus. Decorative Cloth. Very Good (Plus)/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.

Price = 75.00 USD

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