NATURE CLASSICS, A CATALOGUE OF THE E.A. McILHENNY NATURAL HISTORY COLLECTION AT LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY. Ann H. Perrault.

NATURE CLASSICS, A CATALOGUE OF THE E.A. McILHENNY NATURAL HISTORY COLLECTION AT LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY.

  • Baton Rouge: Published by the Friends of the LSU Library, 1987.
  • small 4to.
  • cloth.
  • xvi, 280 pages with xvi pages of plates.

Price: $20.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 60620

A catalogue of the Mcilhenny natural history collection which describes 1388 items. Signed by the compiler, author of the preface, and author of the introduction. The collection which consists of art and books about nature was formed as a result of a gift from the descendants of Mcilhenny of Avery Island in Louisiana, owned by the family since 1813. It is illustrated with 16 pages of beautiful color plates and several black-and-white plates and drawing throughout. Indexed. A fine copy. From the private reference library of Dorothy Sloan with a commemorative bookplate loosely inserted.