Berkeley & Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1942. First Edition, Limited #705 of 1000 copies. SIGNED by the author on colophon. 8vo. xv, 225 pp. Bibliography; Index. Reproductions of 80 water-color sketches by flower painter F. Schuyler Mathews; black & white illustrations. Blue cloth with gilt lettering; map endpapers; in publisher's color illustrated dustajacket. A fine copy in very good dustjacket (price-clipped; wear to extremities; short closed tears). Item #19266
A detailed work on the wild violets in North America through color plates and text by a leading expert.