Pizarro, Carlos Muñoz
Title Sinopsis de la flora chilena, claves para la identificación de familias y géneros
Book Condition Good Plus
Edition Presumed First Edition
Size 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Publisher Santiago, Chile Ediciones de la Universidad de Chile 1959
Seller ID 007157
En español. no en inglés. This edition is in Spanish, not in English. Printed and bound in Santiago, Chile. Prologue dated 1954. With unstated limitation but probably no more than 1,000 copies printed. A second edition, in cloth, was issued in 1966. 10.5 x 7.25 inches. Original paper wrappers with dark green lettering and with tan plant picture, all on a light green background. Moderate weara along the top and bottom edges of the wrappers, including the spine head and tail. Two very small ex lilbris stickers of a previous owner, one on the front wrapper and the other at the spine tail. Else the wrappers are rather clean. The wrappers firmly attached to the text-block. Slight spine lean. Off-setting to the front and rear FEPs, apparently from a previous over-wrapper. The book contains 312 numbered pages of text, followed by CCXXXVIII full-page B/W plates on unnumbered pages 313-800, followed by text pages numbered 801-840. The plates on semi-glossy off-white paper. To the front FEP, tiny stamp of bookshop in Santiago, Chile, as well as previous owner name in neat ink hand. Else the book is clean, inside and out, except as noted. A Good Plus copy. Scarce in any condition. A valuable reference work for students of the flora of Chile. Also included is a small pamphleet by Gerard Follmann and Pablo Weisser, Oasis de neblina en el norte de Chile, and a letter from Pablo Weisser dated March 14, 1966, discussing a scientific expedition pertaining to the flora of Chile.