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Types of Floral Mechanism. A Selection of Diagrams and Descriptions of Common Flowers. Arranged as an Introduction to the Systematic Study of Angiosperms. Part 1, Types I-XII (Jan. to April).
Pub. Oxford at the Clarendon Press. 1908 - pp.vii, 211 with full-page colour plates throughout. 4to. All published. Original green boards. Thoroughly vg. One of the best copies we have seen. Scarce. A quite superb and unique work. The revolutionary drawings of Arthur Harry Church (1865-1937) are considered some of the finest botanical illustrations of the twentieth century. By dissection and the study of flowers at different stages of their development, he was able to portray their mechanisms in words and in brilliant illustrations that exposed their structures Mabberley (2000). [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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