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Limited edition (999 copies). Jacket sl. frayed, internally near fine. Gilt signature of Penn on front cover, gilt lettering on spine. A short biography of Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania, accompanied by a figure of Penn's coat of arms and an un-numbered 8-page facsimile of his general description of the Province of Pennsylvania (1683). The author founded the Hunt Center for Botanical Documentation at the Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh and was a devoted collector of botanical works. The frontispiece shows Inman's full-length portrait of Penn. (6), 38, (1) pages not including the facsimile section and 2 illustrations.
Title: William Penn, Horticulturist
Edition: 1st edition
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press: 1953
Binding: Publisher's blue cloth, translucent dust jacket
Book Condition: V.g.
Jacket Condition: Good
Weight: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 5785