Fragmenta Phytographiae Australiae - Volume VII

de MUELLER, Baron Ferdinand

002070 John Ferres, Government Printer Melbourne 1869 First Edition 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Hard Cover Very Good Green cloth, gilt titles to spine, 166pp incl Index, plus two engraved plates from sketches by R. Fitzgerald. This is Volume VII only of the full work, completely in Latin, including all titles and notations. (The author's name is recorded as "Liber Baro Ferdinandus De Mueller" followed by his qualifications and honours, also all in Latin, which fill a very large paragraph indeed, of very small type.) It's chief interest lies in the handwritten indorsement at the head of the ffep by the author: "To Dr. L.L. Smith M.P. an enlightened supporter of the department and researches of the author." The head of the spine is worn, other corners are lightly worn, and edges foxed, but the binding is sound & tight. The dates of publication for the full work, shown at the foot of the title page, are 1869-1871. $95.00AUD
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