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1 volume, 7 pages, 6 plates of mounted plants. Title from cover. "To our beloved mother on the 33d anniversary of her birthday, as a token of our love, and a remembrance of our pleasant sojourn at Engelberg. Engelberg, Switzerland. August 24th, 1887."-- written in ink on first page. Signed, Henry M. Newmark, Rosa Newmark. Opposite each of the mounted plant specimens are numbered lists of the flowers and plants Latin names used in each construction. Green cloth binding with blind decorations, bevelled edges, frame, border with ivy leaf. Title and smaller printer's ornaments below embossed in gold. The Newmarks family lived in California. Henry and Rosa were the children of French migrant Sophie Cahen Newmark and Myer Newmark, who was the youngest city attorney in the history of Los Angeles. He was appointed to the United States Consul in Nice, France in 1888 under President Grover Cleveland and later involved in Los Angeles government.

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botanical illustrations, herbaria, plants, floral decorations, nature


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