A history of botanical discovery in New Zealand, dating from the time when Cook made his first visit in 1769, to the publication of this volume in 1925, along with descriptions of the species of indigenous plants, those that were naturalised, and an alphabetical list of Maori names of plants.
Ex library book, from the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew. Green cloth covered boards with blind embossed edge detail to front and rear boards, and gilt text to spine. Library markings to spine. Various scuffs, marks and discolouration to boards. Spine faded. Edges and corners worn, shelf wear to top and bottom edges of spine: top edge of spine cloth has pulled away but is still intact. Decorated endpapers. Wobun Abbey book plate to front pastedown, RBG Kew library plate to discoloured front free endpaper, which is also detached. RBG Kew library stamp on rear of title page. Text block is clean, and lightly but evenly tanned. Small areas of water damage to edges of text block.