Atkinson, George F.

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New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1911. 8vo. 322 pp. Corners and spine ends of dj and covers bumped and worn. Rubbing to covers and dj. Front hinge split and worn, rear hinge weak, paper torn. Wear to covers and to dj. Small tears to edges of dj. Damp staining with dye bled slightly to edge of last few pages. Slight soiling to fore-edge. Wear, slight soiling to dj. Sunning to spine of dj. Many b/w illustrations throughout. Pages are very nice and clean, binding tight. "This is the third edition of a remarably comprehensive book on Mushrooms. It covers all varieties, edible or poisonous. There are recipes for cooking by Mrs. S. T. Rorer and a consideration of the chemistry and toxicology of mushrooms by J.F. Clark. AMong the additions in this edition are ten new plates of mushrooms, a chapter on the 'uses of mushrooms' and an extended chapter on the 'cultivation of mushrooms' illustrated by several flashlight photographs. In all there are 250 illustrations of unusual excellence, from photographs." Very Good in Very Good dj Cloth (Item ID: 61929)

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