Emerson 1875 Trees Shrubs Massachusetts author signed color plates 2 vol. set BotanyBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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A Report on the Trees and Shrubs Growing Naturally in the Forest of Massachusetts, by George B. Emerson.
Published 1875, Boston by Little, Brown, and Co.
2 Volumes, pp. 624 total. Profusion of plates, including c. 35 chromolithographed and c. 68 b&w - many engraved or lithographed after Isaac Sprague.
Inscribed by the author in both volumes..
Period cloth binding. Stamped design on cover.
Sound, tight and clean set, spines sunned, tears to cloth spine of vol. 2 now repaired. Most/ all the plates remain clean and attractive.
Monumental set, considered a 19th century American color plate book- see Bennett, 40.
Books measure: 9 34/" H X 6 1/2" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 3 3/4".