The Queensland Flora; with plates illustrating some rare species

Brisbane: Queensland Government, 1899-1905. Boards. Octavo (242 x 155 mm.), 7 vols, 76 plates, some folded, indexes, quarter bound in cloth with original printed boards. Good, spine covering replaced on Pts. 1, 3-5, lacks pl. 59 (Pt. 4), covers and some fore-edges stained, endpapers browned, internally very good. Usual condition for this set.

Pt. 1. Ranunculaceae to Anacardiaceae. 1899 pp. [6] xxxii, 1-325, x , corner torn off 1 page without effecting text, couple of marginalia.
Pt. 2. Connaraceae to Cornaceae. 1900 pp. [4] 326-738, xii
Pt. 3. Caprifoliaceae to Gentianeae. 1900 pp. [8] 739-1030, x
Pt. 4. Hygrophyllaceae to Elaeagnaceae. 1901 pp. [5] 1031-1372, xi
Pt. 5. Loranthaceae to Lemnaceae. 1902 pp. [6] 1373-1700, xi, adhesive tape mend to one p., pl. 66 creased, folded pl. 69 sliced through when fore-edge trimmed
Pt. 6. Alismaceae to Filices. 1902 pp. [8] 1701-2015, xii, couple of small tears, one leaf roughly opened.
Lacks Pt. 7 General index. Good +. Item #733

The first flora of Queensland illustrated with black and white lithographs by F. Wills and F. Elliott. F. Manson Bailey (1827-1915) was Queensland Colonial Botanist from 1881 to 1915.

Price: $450.00

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