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22 pages : illustrations ; 15 cm. "First and last pages blank; pasted to printed wrapper. Wood-engraved illustrations signed by Alexander Anderson and J.W. Morse. Contents: The saw mill -- The olive tree -- The evergreen cypress -- The cedar of Lebanon -- Stump and knees of a cypress tree -- Brazil wood -- The talipot tree. Note: ""Mahlon Day, 374 Pearl Street. "Engraved illustrations on cover and title page. Engraved frontispiece and endpiece on pages  &  of wrapper. "School books, &c.""--Publisher's catalog, page  of wrapper. Cover has border with five different publisher's decorations. Text is hand sewn into yellow paper printed wrapper. In green ink at head of title page: "Mrs. R.P. Sawyer. Along left title page border: Lorenzo Lamb Book Groton."
Imprint / Year
New York : Mahlon Day, 1837.
wood engravings (prints), illustration, hand sewn binding, trees, children's books
Book and Paper | Illustration
RISD Fleet Library Catalog Record
Day, Mahlon; Anderson, Alexander; Morse, Joseph W.; Collections, Special; and Library, Fleet, "Book of Trees" (1837). Illustration. 3.