1921 - 25 Torreya A Bi-Monthly Journal of Botanical Notes and News; Several Issues with Contents Including Flora of the Town of Southold, Long Island and Gardiner's Island By Burnham and Latham
(Americana - 20th Century - Natural History - Science - Long Island New York)

Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Published for the Club, 1921. F Six issues of this botanical journal, with various articles on natural history from various sources and scientists. Each issue in this group with continuing articles by Stewart H. Burnham and Roy A. Latham, "Flora of the Town of Southold, Long Island, and Gardiner's Island"; these issues with the Second Supplementary List, a continuation; the Third Supplementary list and its part 2; the Fourth List and the Fifth List of this series, published in these issues over the years 1921 - 1925. The original list of flora of Southold had been published in Torreya in 1914 and the First Supplementary List in 1917. Each of the lists in our group gives Latin name of the finding, the site specifics of the specimen and the geographical location, along with the reference to the periodical in which it is mentioned and often with commentary from the scientist who'd made the determination; occasionally, other information is added, as in size of spores and possible sterility or the commonality of the species found. Across all the issues, about 50 pages of material listings for Southold, on Insect Galls, Euphycae; Phycomycetes; Asomycetes (Excluding Pyrenomycetes); Asomycetes (Pyrenomycetes); Hypomycetes; Melanconiales; Sphaeropsideae; Ustilignaceae; Uredinaceae; Pucciniaceae; Tremellaceae; Thelaphorceae; Hydnaceae; Polyporceae; Agaricaceae; Gastoromycetes; Musci; Polypodiaceae; Lycopodiaceae. Approx. 6" x 9 1/4" size; stapled softcover printed gray paper covers; light wear; a few pencil marks; in very good condition and interesting East End LI natural history research findings from the early part of the 20th century. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 26343)


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