AN ALBUM OF OUR TREES: A GUIDE TO ASSIST THE YOUNG NATURE STUDENT AND A PERMANENT RECORD FOR THE PRESERVATION OF LEAVES

NY: Saml. Gabriel Sons & Company, 1930. 1st Edition. Hardcover. OUR TREES; THEIR BARK LEAVES FLOWER AND FRUIT (title on cover) AN ALBUM OF OUR TREES: A GUIDE TO ASSIST THE YOUNG NATURE STUDENT AND A PERMANENT RECORD FOR THE PRESERVATION OF LEAVES Includes 3 pages of colored printed, paste-ins of different trees, 5 pages of text describing trees, 3 pages of record keeping of source of specimens (collected in the Chestnut Hill and Prospect Road in Litchfield, CT), 24 pages of carefully arranged and labelled (in juvenile hand) leaf specimens for white oak, horse chestnut, shagbark hickory, honey locust, hawthorne, maple, arborvitae, larch, upright yew, pig-nut hickory, black birch, apple, swamp oak, swamp white oak, etc. Distinctive album - not only for the discipline and meticulousness of the juvenile who assembled it, but how well it has been preserved for nearly 100 years. Fragile, obviously. 13.5" x 10.25", oblong scrapbook pictorial pastedon front cover, red cloth faded, Designed to both instruct the young person in trees and afford a scrapbook in which to place specimens, This copy. Very Good+. Item #012177

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