Long Island, NY: unpublished, 1864. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarto (4to). Very good condition. Item #019656
A collection of 41 pages of mounted pressed sea mosses. Bound in a maroon hardcover gilt-stamped cloth binding, which has been rebacked in plain maroon cloth. Minor discoloration on the boards along the spine due to tape removal prior to rebacking. A few specimens that were checked are dated on the back November 1860 and April 5, 1861. Many of the pages contain more than one mounted pressed specimen of sea moss. Several of the specimens are damaged, but most remain relatively intact. New endpapers. Measures 27cm; 10 5/8 inches.