Glass Flowers from the Ware Collection in the Botanical Museum of Harvard University

By: Unknown

Price: $11.04

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Book Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


The spine ends show heavy wear; the corners light to moderate wear. The jacket is lightweight with a few small chips in the front, paper missing at both ends of the spine, small chips in the back and wear at all corners. There is a gift note on the front endpaper. The binding has tanned a bit around the front and back edges. ; Sixteen color plates show a fraction of the thousands of magnificent glass flower models created in nearly half a century by Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka in Dresden, Germany for Harvard University. The models are of astonishing perfection, and nowhere else is there a comparable collection, covering a wide range of plants and flowers as well as the subject of this book, the insect pollination series. Included is a full explanatory text and a brief history of the origin and development of the Ware Collection that began by talks with the brothers in 1886. The book has a pictorial cover. ; Insect Pollination Series; Color Plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 58 pages

Title: Glass Flowers from the Ware Collection in the Botanical Museum of Harvard University

Author: Unknown

Illustrator: Illustrated by Kredel, Fritz

Categories: Botany, Glass,

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace and Company: 1946

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good in Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 004488

Keywords: Harvard University Ware Collection Glass FLOWERS INSECTS POLLINATION BOTANICAL MUSEUM,