Krieger, Louis C.C.
Title The Mushroom Handbook
Book Condition Very Good -
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Size 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Publisher NY Dover Publications 1967
Seller ID 002821
560 pp., with 32 color plates and 126 b&w illustrations. From a school library, with library card on rear endpaper, stampings on front endpaper and edges., Moderate soil and ink stains on rear cover. Text clean. Cover of softcover edition apparently has been pasted on blue cloth front cover. Binding still sturdy. Preface by Robert L. Shaffer of the University of Michigan Herbarium. This authoritative field guide by Krieger, a botanical artist for the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, includes plates based on his mushroom paintings, which disappeared when loaned to the New York State Museum. Krieger died in 1940.
Botany. Fungi. Mushroom. Mycology.