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The marine botanist : an introduction to the study of algology, containing descriptions of the commonest British sea-weeds, and the best method of preserving them ... Second edition / By Isabella Gifford.

  • Gifford, Isabella, 1823-1891.
[between 1850 and 1859]
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London : Darton and Co. ...; Bath : Binns and Goodwin, [between 1850 and 1859]

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3 unnumbered pages, vi-xxvii, 2 unnumbered pages, 30-158 pages, t.-preliminary leaves, 11 unnumbered leaves of plates (some color) : illustrations (lithographs) ; 18 cm (8vo)


Entirely re-set version of another undated "Second Edition", here with minor corrections (e.g. " ... neither kind is a native of our seas ... " instead of "neither kinds are ... ", p.xvii) and main pagination sequence corrected from 16-141 [i.e. 144]
Of the twelve lithograph plates three are hand-coloured (incl. title-plate), three are single colour printed and six are plain (numbered 1-6).
Copy 1 Supplier/Donor: Wellcome Club Note: For earlier "Second Edition" (and binding variant), see 24584/A. Present edition with ten leaves of publisher's advertisements bound at end. Binding: orig. blue on pink striped (zigzag) cloth, blind-stamped frame on upper and lower covers, gilt conchological centrepiece on upper cover, gilt spine. Ownership inscription deleted from front free endpaper. Previously part of the library at the Wellcome Club, Dartford


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