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Title:Manual of the Trees of North America (Exclusive of Mexico), Volume 2
Price:AUD$14.90 (about USD$11.60)
Item ID:SB00-0113451
Publisher:Dover Publications, Inc, New York, 1965
Illustrator:Charles Edward Faxon & Mary W. Gill
Dover Publications, Inc, 1965, Softcover, Book Condition: Good, Reprint, Illustrated By: Charles Edward Faxon & Mary W. Gill

synopsis of the families of plans described in this book, analytical key to the genre of plants included in this book, based chiefly on the character of leaves, glossary of technical terms, table of changes in nomenclature (1965) and index. Map frontispiece showing principal tree regions of North America. The text is illustrated with numerous black and white drawings by Charles Edward Faxon & Mary W. Gill. Colour illustrated card cover with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Volume 2, of a two-volume set, which allows identification of any tree, and many shrubs, found in United States, Canada and Alaska. The author spent 44 years identifying and categorising native North American trees. "The body of the work is a species by species description of leaves, flowers, fruit, winterbuds, Bach, Wood, growth habits, etc., extraordinary in its fullness and wealth of exact, specific detail. Distinguishing features of this book are its extremely precise locations and distributions; flower and leaf descriptions that indicate immaturity variation; and a strong discussion of the varieties and local variants." -- from the rear panel blurb. The book was first published in 1905 and revised by the author in 1922, the Dover publication (i.e.). this book is an unabridged and unadulterated republication of the second (1922) edition. A previous owner has placed contact plastic on the book. A little creasing to the book edges and rubbing to the contact plastic. Browning to the rear book panel. Browning and some marking to the textblock edges. Foxing to the endpapers and previous owners name to the top edge of the half title page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (9), X-XXIV, (1), 434-934, (18 – of which 16 pages are further books from publishing house) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Charles Edward Faxon & Mary W. Gill. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Botany; United States; Inventory No: 0113451.
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