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FINE HERBARIUM COLLECTION OF APPROXIMATELY 80 SEAWEED [Sea weed] SPECIMENS IN SUPERB VICTORIAN ALBUM,
United Kingdom: Not Appropriate, 1850. 83 sheets of mounted sea-weeds, consisting of approximately 83 specimens. Each specimen with printed name plate. Specimens are arranged one per sheet. Housed in a superb contemporary album of mahogony Morocco leather, extensive gilt to spine compartments, gilt decoration to the front and rear boards, decorative gilt turn-ins. Binding very good, hinges firm, professional and inconspicuous repairs to the head/tail of the spine. The album opens to reveal original satin effect Moire endpapers. The specimens are in a very good state of preservation, carefully pressed to paper. A very attractive Victorian collection of sea-weed specimens housed in a superb album. It is quite unusual to find an album in such a good condition. . First Edition. Full Leather. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Small 4to (22.5 x 27.5cm). Book.
Bookseller: LOE BOOKS [Launceston, United Kingdom]
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