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Sub-Alpine Plants of the Swiss Woods and Meados by H.S. Thompson

Interesting Provenance

Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. 1912. George Rutledge and Sons. Illustrated. 1st Edition.

From the personal library of A.G. Tansley (Sir Arthur George Tansley).

A beautiful book on botany with 33 coloured plates. Green cloth bound with gilt decoration and lettering. Very light rubbing along the edges, else no other major flaws.

This book is from the personal library of Arthur George Tansley (1871-1955), a pioneer who popularized and coined the word "Ecology". He also served as the first chairman of the British Nature Conservancy.