Western Wild Flowers, Margaret Armstrong, C.P. Putnam's Sons The Knickerbocker Press, 1915

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Armstrong, Margaret. New York, C.P. Putnam's Sons The Knickerbocker Press, 1915
English, first printing, good hardcover 18mo, 4" x 7", 596 pp.

First printing, Good fully-intact hardcover 18mo, 4" x 7", green cloth over boards, gold embossed titling and floral design to front, gold embossed titling to spine, full-color plate of Orange Mariposa Tulip to frontispiece with protective translucent paper, heavy shelf-wear, chipping to head and tail, head and tail rolled, heavy rubbing to spine, glue loose at top to spine, fraying to all 4 corners, text block is foxed and sunned, some pencil marks and notes throughout text block. 596 pp. Replete with 148 full-color plates and 500 black-and-white illustrations all drawn from nature by the author. Technical Terms, Key To Families and Index. Excerpt from Preface: "In this little book a very large number of the commoner wild flowers growing in the United States, west of the Rocky Mountains, are described. It is the first attempt to supply a popular field book for the whole west."

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