Ithaca, NY: Andrus & Church, October 20, 1900. F. R. Rathbun. First edition. Hardcover. 275pp. Small quarto. Brown cloth over boards with lettering in silver, and borders and pictorial stamping in silver and black. Ex-library, with a rubbed out marking on the spine and library numbers on the front pastedown. The hinges are broken, and the text block is cracked here and there, however the text block is still holding. The frontispiece is detached, but present. There is a previous owner's name on the front pastedown. Good. Item #62530
With 200 photographs by the author, and colored plates by F. R. Rathbun.
Includes a chapter on "Recipes for Cooking Mushrooms," by Mrs. Sarah Tyson Rorer, a chapter on the "Chemistry and Toxicology of Mushrooms," by J. F. Clark, and a chapter on the "Structural Characters of Mushrooms," by H. Hasselbring.