Seaweed Specimens

[scrapbook]. Seaweed Specimens. America, perhaps: n.p., early 20th century?. Marbled paper over boards, black cloth backstrip; oblong (205 x 165 mm); contains about 30 seaweed specimens, mounted direct to the recto of 12 tissue-guarded leaves (every page). Numerous unlabelled specimens per page, leaving little-to-no negative space. The last page bears a monarch butterfly, mounted in the center of an arrangement of seaweed. The migration of the monarch would suggest that these seaweeds were collected from the east coast of the United States, or perhaps the Gulf of Mexico. Condition is generally Very Good. Very Good. Hardcover. (#D10894) $350.00

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