NY: Orange Judd, 1932. Illustrated With Photographs And Drawings by Ben Carlton Mead. First Edition- a revised edition was published in 1947. Brief signed presentation from Schulzat the top of the front endpaper: "Xmas 1932. To Elizabeth from 'Miss Schulz.'" Ellen Dorothy Schulz Quillin (1892–1970) was an American botanist, author, and museum director who helped establish the Witte Museum in San Antonio, Texas. She was the museum's director from 1926 to 1960. She also wrote several field guides to plants in Texas. She was an instructor in systematic botany for the University of Texas during the summer terms of 1921–1923, and a lecturer in natural history from 1927 to 1951. Schulz Quillin was a charter member of the second Texas Academy of Science. She was named a fellow in 1929 and an honorary life fellow in 1949. She served as vice president of the organization in 1942. An uncommon book, especially in the original dust jacket, and autographed copies of her books are also uncommon! 8vo., lovely embossed green cloth in original dust jacket; 157 pages. Item #56870
Very Good (covers nice; contents clean & tight); little edgewear (small chips & short tears) d/j. A nice copy of an uncommon Depression-era book.