THE SHAKSPERE (Shakespeare) FLORA; A Guide to All the Principal Passages in Which Mention is Made of Trees, Plants, Flowers, and Vegetable Productions; With Comments and Botanical Particulars. Leo H. Grindon, Leopold Hartley.

THE SHAKSPERE (Shakespeare) FLORA; A Guide to All the Principal Passages in Which Mention is Made of Trees, Plants, Flowers, and Vegetable Productions; With Comments and Botanical Particulars

Manchester: Palmer & Howe, 1883. Second edition. Hardcover. Contemporary half red morocco, gilt, and marbled boards, marbled endpapers, octavo, xii, 318 pp. Top edge gilt. Engraved frontispiece with tissue guard, several engraved illustrations in the text. Slight rubbing to joints, small leather bookplate of Oscar Sutro (1874-1935, brother of Alfred Sutro) and engraved bookplate of Martha A. Symon to front pastedown. Very good. Item #17615

Leopold Hartley Grindon (1818-1904) was a self-educated botanist whose passion for his subject led to a position as lecturer in botany at the Royal School of Medicine in Manchester. He authored several books on botany, British flora and horticulture.

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