BADHAM, M.D., Charles David.
A Treatise on the Esculent Funguses of England,
Containing an Account of their Classical History, Uses, Characters, Development, Structure, Nutritious properties, Modes of Cooking and Preserving, &c.,
First edition, 8vo. x, 138pp., 20 copperplate engraved plates, 17 (including frontispiece) hand-coloured, plate 17 partially coloured, last three uncoloured, as usual, ink gift inscription to front free endpaper, dated 1851, frontispiece tissue-guard foxed with mild offsetting to title, a few further random spots, mostly to endpapers, nonetheless very good, publisher's blind-embossed cloth, gilt vignette to upper board, a little rubbed at extremities, faded, rear board lightly mottled, otherwise very good.