Pittsburgh: Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation / Carnegie Mellon University, 1986. Near Fine. Item #27347
Pittsburgh: Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation / Carnegie Mellon University, 1986. First Edition. Small, slim quarto (26.5cm.); publisher's white pictorial card wrappers; 167pp.; color and half-tone illus. throughout. Just a hint of soil to wrappers, else a Fine example.
Inscribed and signed by co-curator Gavin Bridson to the 19th-century photography historian Larry Schaaf on half title page: "in admiration of his work some of his research on Piazzi Smyth." Indeed, Piazzi Smyth's photograph "Young Dragon Trees," etched by William Henry Fox Talbot, is featured here as item no. 64 (pp. 142-3).