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The Family Flora and Materia Medica Botanica - Volume I

By Good, Peter P.

Elizabethtown, NJ: By the Author, 1847. Blindstamped Brown Cloth. No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Volume I of two volumes, contains 48 hand-colored plates in fine and bright condition plus one engraved portrait of the author in rear. Though this is not considered the First Edition, it is a greatly explanded edition. An earlier edition (1845) contained considerably fewer color plates. There are 8 pp. ads in rear. The spine is missing on this volume but the covers are still attached. A 20th century gift inscription is on the page opposite the title page; an old signature of "A. Twitchell" is on the title page itself.