Modern boards (hinges partly split at front and rear), quarter-calf with gilt title on spine, illustrated bookplate; pages foxed throughout, more densely so in the first half. Small chip missing from corner of geological map, not affecting the plate. Despite the visual defects, this is a tightly bound copy, text little worn, inscribed by the author (in pencil) Washington Townsend, with the respects of his aged Friend, Wm. Darlington, April 14, 1853, on the dedication page. 100, 498 pp., one plate.
Title: Flora Cestrica: an herborizing companion for the young botanists of Chester County, State of Pennsylvania
Edition: 3rd edition; first published in 1826
Publisher: Lindsay & Blakiston, Philadedelphia: 1853
Binding: Hard covers, dust jacket
Book Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Seller ID: 2481