Niger flora; or, An enumeration of the plants of western tropical Africa, collected by the late Dr. Theodore Vogel, botanist to the voyage of the expedition sent by Her Britannic Majesty to the river Niger in 1841.

By: Hooker, William Jackson

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[ The title continues......under the command of Capt. H. D. Trotter, R.N., &c.; including Spicilegia gorgonea, by P. B. Webb, esq., and Flora nigritiana, by Dr. J. D. Hooker . and George Bentham, esq. with a sketch of the life of Dr. Vogel.]. Large octavo, pp xvi, 587, (i), with a tinted frontispiece, a plain plate of views, a map, and 50 plates of botanical line drawings (some folding) on 43 leaves, as the folding plates are double-numbered. The text is very clean, the plates are a little foxed overall, and rather age-toned on the margins. Original cloth slightly marked and very slightly worn, with a new green calf spine, retaining the original endpapers. Very firm and sound internally. From the library of the Kew botanist Nigel Hepper, and the earlier provenance of Edgar Milne-Redhead.

Title: Niger flora; or, An enumeration of the plants of western tropical Africa, collected by the late Dr. Theodore Vogel, botanist to the voyage of the expedition sent by Her Britannic Majesty to the river Niger in 1841.

Author Name: Hooker, William Jackson

Categories: Victorian, Travel, Floras,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Hippolyte Balliere: 1849

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 015843