The Diaries of John McConnell Black. Volume I: Diaries One to Four, 1875-1886. With selected extracts from his "Memoirs". [Together with] Volume II: Diaries Five to Eight, 1887-1910. Edited by his granddaughters, Marjorie Andrew and Shirley Clissold

Hawthorndene and Adelaide, Investigator Press (Volume 1) and the Botanic Gardens of Adelaide and State Herbarium (Volume 2), 1986 and 1991.

Octavo, two volumes, 271 and 316 pages with numerous illustrations and 6 colour plates in Volume 1.

Laminated pictorial papered boards; an excellent set.

John Black (1855-1951) was a reporter who turned to botany relatively late in life; he emigrated to South Australia in 1877.

Item #114644

Price: $65.00