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Flora Hibernica; Comprising of the Flowering Plants, Ferns, Characeae, Musc, Hepaticae, Lichenes and Algae of Ireland. Arranged According to the Natural System with a Synopsis of the Genera According to the Linnean System

By: Mackay, James Townsend

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Dublin, London & Edinburgh, William Curry Jun & Company (et al): 1836

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015337

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes bound in one, octavo, pp xxxiv, (5), 354; 279, a little age-toning and occasional foxing which is heavier on a few pages, but overall this is a very clean sound copy in an attractive early twentieth century full morocco in excellent condition. With the bookplate of Kenneth Lazenby, and early founding member of the Alpine Garden Society. RARE. [Mackay (1775 - 1862) was a Scottish botanist who lived in Ireland. He discovered several species of plants new to the British Isles, and contributed largely to Sir J. E. Smith's English Botany (1790-1814). His herbarium is preserved at Trinit... View more info