Journal Kept By David Douglas During His Travels in North America 1823-1827...
Douglas, David

NY: Antiquarian Press, 1959. Limited First edition thus, limited to 750 copies of which 700 were for sale, of which this is COPY NUMBER ONE. Green cloth stamped in gilt, 364 pps. with index. Rare limited printing of this major work on American horticulture first published in 1914. The diaries of Douglas' journeys on behalf of the Royal Horticultural Society languished in the society's archives for nearly a century before being published. Douglas made a special study of American oak and pine species. Fine; issued without dust jacket. Fine Cloth (Item ID: D5608B)


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