Item #019143 On the Botany of Kawau Island. John Buchanan, Sir George Grey autograph.

On the Botany of Kawau Island

Wellington: NZ Institute, 1876. 8vo. Soft cover. Extract, pages 503-571, from the Transactions of the New Zealand Institute, Vol I, ART. LXXIII, together with ARTs LXXIV (1877) and LXXV (1876). Includes a description of Kawau Island, Sir George Grey's home, in terms of the distribution of plant species, and an extensive species list. The ferns section has hand-written annotations noting sites on the island where the species have been found. Very good copy in original paper wrappers. This is Sir George Grey's copy, with his signature on the cover and the inside title page, previously owned by James Neil, author of The New Zealand Family Herb Doctor, known for herbalist remedies and recipes. Very Good. Item #019143

Price: $380.00 NZD

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