Item #124984 The Sea-weed Collector's Guide: containing plain instructions for collecting and preserving, and a list of all the known species and localities in Great Britain. J. Cocks.
The Sea-weed Collector's Guide: containing plain instructions for collecting and preserving, and a list of all the known species and localities in Great Britain.
The Sea-weed Collector's Guide: containing plain instructions for collecting and preserving, and a list of all the known species and localities in Great Britain.
The Sea-weed Collector's Guide: containing plain instructions for collecting and preserving, and a list of all the known species and localities in Great Britain.

The Sea-weed Collector's Guide: containing plain instructions for collecting and preserving, and a list of all the known species and localities in Great Britain.

1853. London: John van Voorst, 1853.

Sm. slim 8vo, xvii, 120, (4, ads.)pp. Color frontispiece (partially slightly faded). Original grey-green cloth rebacked, front end-paper creased, internally clean and sound.

§ First edition of this early book on the subject. John Cocks was the first to discover the red seaweed Stenogramme interrupta. The first part constitutes a "how to" guide to recognising, gathering, cleaning, drying, and mounting specimens followed by: "A list of the British marine algae, arranged systematically, after Professor Harvey's manual": P. [41]-87. and "Alphabetical index of the British marine algae, localities where found, and time of appearance": P. [89]-120. Item #124984

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