No signatures. A few spots of foxing to the title page. Some adhesive stains to margins of dust wrapper. A couple of long vertical creases to dust wrapper. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; This copy has loosely included a newspaper clipping on the Dunedin artist Bruce Irwin and the recently published "Oxford Book of New Zealand Plants". Also loosely included is a pre-publication publisher's colour brochure for this title. This 2 leaf pamphlet has a description of the book, some sample text, and sample illustrations. Also loosely included is a xeroxed 3 page draft press release with some xeroxed annotations and corrections concerning this title. xxii, 234 pages. Numerous full page illustrations, 32 from water-colour, and 80 from pencil sketches. Black papered boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 278 x 217mm. ; 4to. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Oxford Book of New Zealand Plants
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 1978
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Sands & Co., London, 1924. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. No signatures. Contemporary bookseller's rubber stamp on title page. Moderate foxing to page edges. A few spots of foxing internally. Label mostly removed from front endpaper, probably a school prize label. Small 3/8" bruise to top corner of front board. Boards bright with very little fading. Light fading to spine cloth. ; 254 pages. Red cloth boards with black lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 185 x 121mm. 16 short stories. Some of the stories were previously published in "The Irish Rosary", "Blackfriars", "The Southwark Records", and "St. Joseph's Sheaf". Stories include: The Enfoldment of Mopsy Green; Mr. Staplton and the Nipper; A Mystic Mass; The Zambooki Miss; A Psychical Experience; The Alabaster Vase; An Extern Brother; Ninepins; How Great-Grandfather Listened In. ; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 12335