No date. Ca. 1900.
124 full page color illustrations (chromolithographs) on 62 glossy sheets, x+143+xiv, index, 9 3/4 x 7 inches, gilt lettered color pictorial cloth covered boards (hardbound). Cover extremities lightly worn, front free endpaper removed, ink notation to title page, light soiling to a few text pages, otherwise very good clean condition. Images of the plant kingdom organized by the natural system, with over one hundred attractive and colorful images of fungi varieties, flowers, fruit bearing plants, etc. Each color page contains several plants, including Cannabis sativa (pl.45). Text in German. Includes an index in German and by Scientific Orders. A charming colorful cover decorative binding. Item #42524