"Herbarium and Plant Analysis". With Botanical Specimens Tipped In.

Mankato, Minnesota: Department of Biology, State Normal School, 1891. Hardcover. Ca. 1891. Cox was the head of the Biology Department from 1891 to 1905. This is a student's herbarium with pages completed at the right, and specimens laid down at the left hand page. With the name Ella Olson neatly inscribed inside front cover, and a grade sheet for 'Botany' tipped in. The instructions to the student read: "The object of this book is not simply to teach you names but to direct you to the study of the plant's anatomy, its environment and its relation to man. There are certain names which belong to the subject. These you should become familiar with at once, but remember that the study of Botany is the study of plants, not names." Quarter maroon cloth and green marbled boards, no title to spine. Large 4to album, title page, unpaginated. Rubbing to covers, some specimens loose or slightly broken, o/w very good. Item #15589

Price: $125.00

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