Analytical Keys to the Genera and Species of the Fresh Water Algae and the Desmidieae of the United States
...Founded on the Classification of the Rev. Francis Wolle's Monographs. Green cloth hardcover 8vo, 117pp. Frontis plate containing around 30 individual diagrams of diatoms and specimens described in the text. Near Fine with gentle rubbing to extremities. Alfred Cheatham Stokes (1846-1926) authored many influential texts in botany and the natural sciences, including ‘Microscopy for Beginners,’ ‘Natural History of the Fresh Water Infusoria of the United States,’ and ‘Common Objects from the Ponds and Ditches’ (later retitled ‘Aquatic Microscopy For Beginners’). He served as the editor and publisher of “The Microscope” from 1889-1891. Unmarked, but from the collection of Charles S. Schulz, benefactor and President of the New York and American Microscopical Societies in the early 20th century. Rare.