How to Know the Ferns. Frances Theodora PARSONS, Marion Satterlee, Alice Josephine Smith.

How to Know the Ferns

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. Reprint. Octavo (20cm); dark green decorative cloth, stamped in black and gilt; 215pp,frontis.,42 b/w plates. Boards lightly soiled, with mild rubbing and bumping to extremities. Endpapers toned; gift inscription on ffep (dated 1931); textblock has series of small tears to fore edge (pp.45-50); light "thumb" wear, else Very Good or Better overall.

While encouraging readers to take up natural hobbies, author Frances Theodora Parsons suggests studying the humble fern in its habitat. In this book, she explains what ferns are, how they live and grow, what distinguishes them from other plants, how to find them, and how to identify them. With helpful b/w plate diagrams throughout, plus quick reference guides and Latin and English indices.

Price: $60.00

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