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Title: Wilderness Treasure
Description: Boston, USA, Houghton Mifflin. 1964, First Edition. Decorative Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Ill.: Barss, William. "The story of John Bartram, a contemporary of Benjamin Franklin. A man of little formal education but with a great interest in plants. His skill in finding specimens, identifying them, and sending them to the new world earned him a reputation as America's most noted naturalist." Pale Green bds illustrated in Black with a Frontiersman and an Indian guide (fresh and unworn) pp 296 with nice woodblock illustrations (bright and clean, not inscribed) Original wrapper has sl. edge wear, not price clipped. An excellent copy in tight condition. Fine/Near Fine.

Keywords: Botany American History Barss, William

Price: US$ 18.00 Seller: Ariel Books
- Book number: 9116

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