The Native Flowers and Ferns of the United States in their Botanical, Horticultural, and Popular Aspects
The author was founder of "Meehans Monthly" and editor of "Gardeners Monthly." These are the first two volumes in a set of four. Beautiful plates by Austrian-born watercolour painter Alois Lunzer who specialised in botanical illustrations. The publisher, Louis Prang, is best known as the "father of the American Christmas card" but was also a general printer and lithographer.
Publisher: L. Prang and Company
Date Published: 1879
Place Published: Boston
Condition: Very good
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: 2 vols.: ix, 192; 200 p. 27 cm. 48 chromolithographic plates in each volume. Green half leather. New spine labels. Board reattached.