A Census of New South Wales Plants
24cm x 15cm. xx, 216 pages. Quarter cloth.
A talented and enthusiastic botanist Joseph Henry Maiden established the colonys first herbarium, the National Herbarium of New South Wales, together with a museum and library. Among his many studies and achievements he was also responsible for the construction of Sydneys first playground and worked tirelessly to develop the educational value of the Botanical Gardens for all Australians.
Rebacked, with new endpapers. Minor bump to tail fore-edge corner. Previous owner’s name. Minor tanning. Good Condition.
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