21 Old Antique Book/ Harmand Manuscr. Lichens180


Description: Harmand, Julien Herbert Auguste Jules
Lichens du Tonkin. Lichens recueillis dans l'Indo-Chine (Environs d' Hanoi), 1913-14.
[ca. 1915], leaves 21, 11, 39. Most with smaller leaflets (partly with drawings in pencil) mounted, 4to, half cloth with marbled boards, gilt-ruled and lettered (Lichens du Tonkin - manuscript) spine (one joint split).

Original manuscript annotations on new lichens species. Harmand was author of the Lichens de France. In this small volume with his manuscript notes on lichens collected by Victor Demange, a cloth merchant and postcard dealer in Vietnam, he describes 82 lichens, of which 12 new species. These notes were later published in the Annales de cryptogamie exotique (1928). With loosely inserted part of a letter by mycologist J. Maheu.
* About the author and his publications, see Stafleu & Cowan Volume II pp. 54-55.
  • Number: 1800021 (27210.Harman)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum