The Advance of the Fungi

By: Large, E. C.

Price: $50.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good- in Fair dust jacket

Blue cloth with gilt titles in black rectangle on spine. Light edge and corner wear. Book is square and binding is secure. General aging and wear with interior toning mostly on endpapers. Jacket has much wear and some loss. Front flap detached on fold but present. Looks OK in mylar. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 488 pages; History of plant diseases and the devastation they caused; think Irish potato famine. The book also chronicles the history of the pesticides and herbicides that were developed to stop these diseases and of the lives they saved. Nice antidote to some of today's hysteria about chemical pesticides. This book has been compared to works like Microbe hunters.

Title: The Advance of the Fungi

Author Name: Large, E. C.

Categories: Nature,

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1940

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- in Fair dust jacket

Seller ID: 9684

Keywords: Horticulture Gardening History