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Alexander H. Smith
Mushrooms in their Natural Habitats
Portland, Oregon: Sawyer's Inc. 1949. Excellent condition for both books. Hardcover. Gilt imprint, red top edge. This is a complete set of two volumes: one text and the other is a false book box containing a View-Master and the complete 33 reels of mushroom stereographs photographed by the inventor of View-Master himself, William Gruber. The set was published by the company that produced View-Masters, part owned by Gruber. The slides are in pockets inside a small book in the style of the text, in good condition. Alexander H. Smith (1904-1986) was the leading mycologist of the United States for decades; a professor at the University of Michigan and an authority who published extensively. Edibility notes are included in the descriptions. Volumes are 7-3/4" - 9-3/4" tall; 626 pp. Author: Smith, A. H. Title: Mushrooms in Their Natural Habitats, with Stereoscope and 33 Stereographic Reels Publication: Portland: Sawyer's Inc., 1949 Edition: First Edition Description: Portland: Sawyer's Inc., 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. 9 3/8" X 6 3/8". 626 pages, plus stereoscope viewfinder and 33 stereographic reels. Red morocco-grain cloth over boards, with upper board and spine lettered in dimmed gilt. Binding is sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. Viewmaster stereoscope in second volume. Viewmaster stereoscope is in working order and all 33 reels are present within original sleeves. The 33 reels contain a total of 231 stereographic views of mushrooms of all kinds. Dr. Alexander Hanchett Smith (1904-1986) was a renowned authority on mycology whose contributions to the taxonomy and phyloge … [Click Below for Full Description]
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