A High School Flora for California. Willis Linn Jepson.
A High School Flora for California
A High School Flora for California

A High School Flora for California

Berkeley, California: Associated Students Store, 1935. Hardcover. From the preface: "It is the purpose of this flora to describe in a systematic way, for the use of the beginner, the more important economic plants of California in connection with the more important or well-known native plants." Willis Linn Jepson graduated from UC Berkeley in 1889, and again with a PhD in 1899, quickly became known at California's leading botanist, and also formed the Sierra Club with John Muir and Warren Olney in 1892. 7" x 5". 223 pp. including index and glossary. Maroon cloth boards with stamped black design on cover and titles to spine. Contains sporadic illustrations of California plants, designed as a dichotomous key. Minor bumping to boards, binding is tight. Ex-libris on ffep, text is without marks and black/white illustrations are vibrant. Near fine. No jacket, likely as issued. Very Good / No Jacket. Item #2019-J403

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