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[Victorian Specimen Album Of Pressed Grasses].

  • £300.00

[England]: [c.186-].
4to, 25.5cm, c.45ff (of which 24ff used). Original blind-stamped light purple cloth (some spine lightening; small piece of cloth lifted on upper board), upper board decorative titled “Scrap Album” in blind within double rule border rectangular panel and single rule outer border, single blind rule border to lower board.

A very well preserved Victorian album of some 48 different pressed samples of dried grasses. Arranged two to a page, with accompanying common name caption. Grasses include common & Italian Rye grasses; Meadow, Sheep’s & Barren Fescue; White, Brown & Spreading Silky Bent Grass; Tufted & Wavy Mountain Hair Grass and more. A very good copy.

[Ref: 2632]

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