British Vegetation


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[003751] Tansley, A.G. The British Islands and Their Vegetation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1949. Reprint. 4to. Hardback. Good / Good. Two volumes complete – Volume One – [5], vi-xxxviii, [3], 4-484pp and Volume Two – [5], vi-xxviii, [3], 488-930pp. Original cloth in DJ’s

DJ’s rubbed, lightly soiled with several small nicks and tears, DJ of volume one with two scrapes with small amount of loss to upper panel and a large tear to foot of spine. Light browning and a hint of foxing to edges of text block, previous owner’s name and gift inscription to ffep, otherwise internally fairly bright and clean

First published in one volume in 1939, this is the corrected reprint, now published in two volumes, it has been described as his most comprehensive work