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Wild Flowers of the United States by  Harold William Rickett - First Editions - from Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB and Biblio.co.uk

Wild Flowers of the United States

by Rickett, Harold William

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New York; (1970-1975): McGraw-Hill Book Co. First Editions. Small Folio. Complete in six volumes in fourteen parts (volumes) plus index volume for all volumes; (fifteen volumes in all. Vol. One- First edition, 3rd printing, The Northeastern States in two volumes; Vol. Two, First edition, 2nd printing-The Southeastern States in two volumes; Vol. Three- First edition, 2nd printing-Texas, in two volumes; Vol. Four- First edition, 1st printing-The Southwestern States in three volumes; Vol. Five- First edition, 1st printing-The Northwestern States; Vol. Six-First edition, 1st printing-The Central Mountains and Plains in three volumes. All volumes in publisher's slipcases and all volumes, with the exception of Texas, are in original glassine wrappers. The index volume for this work is also in original glassine wrapper. A huge undertaking and superbly produced with line drawings, colorful art and photographs and giving the common and botanical names of each plant. A very worthwhile and attractive set. [no shipping outside the U.S].




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