COMPENDIUM FLORAE PHILADELPHICAE: Containing a Description of the Indigenous and Naturalized Plants Found Within a Circuit of Ten Miles Around Philadelphia. William P. C. Barton.
COMPENDIUM FLORAE PHILADELPHICAE: Containing a Description of the Indigenous and Naturalized Plants Found Within a Circuit of Ten Miles Around Philadelphia.
COMPENDIUM FLORAE PHILADELPHICAE: Containing a Description of the Indigenous and Naturalized Plants Found Within a Circuit of Ten Miles Around Philadelphia.

COMPENDIUM FLORAE PHILADELPHICAE: Containing a Description of the Indigenous and Naturalized Plants Found Within a Circuit of Ten Miles Around Philadelphia.

Philadelphia: M. Carey & Son, 1818. First edition. 2 volumes. 20 cm. (8), 251; 234pp. Original cloth backed boards, spines perished, front covers detached. Untrimmed, light foxing, but text sound and clean. Small library stamps on title, library bookplates on front pastedowns, prev. owner's bookplates on front endpapers. Housed in a modern custom red slipcase with leather label. American Imprints 43244. PRITZEL 445. A professor of botany at the University of Pennsylvania, Barton compiled the work as a field manual for students of the local flora. "As a botanist, Barton was systematic and accurate; for the most part he contented himself with works of limited scope...." [DAB]. Item #63780

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