Guide to Mr. Worthington Smith’s Drawings of Field and Cultivated Mushrooms and Poisonous or Worthless Fungi Often Mistaken for Mushrooms

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    First Edition.

    21.5cm x 14cm. 24 pages, 2 folding colour plates, black and white illustrations in text. Lettered wrappers.

    Early 20th century exhibition guide to drawings by English cartoonist, archaeologist, plant pathologist, and mycologist, Worthington George Smith (1835-1917). Exhibited in the Botanical Gallery by the Department of Botany at the British Museum (Natural History). Includes a preface by A. B. Rendle, and two folding colour lithographs which are a reduced scale reproduction of the exhibited drawings.

    Creasing, minor soiling, tanning, and small tears to wrappers with previous owner’s name to the upper panel. Hinges cracking. Very minor soiling to folding colour plate. Good Condition.

    $200.00 AUD

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