Wild Flower Guide Northeastern and Midland United States by Edgar T. Wherry illustrated by Tabea Hofmann 1948 Doubleday & Company

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Discover the beauty of wildflowers with the Wild Flower Guide: Northeastern and Midland United States, authored by Edgar T. Wherry and illustrated by Tabea Hofmann. Published in 1948 as Number Three of the Doubleday Nature Guides, this hardcover book is a fusion of scientific accuracy and ease of understanding.

Perfect for both amateur botanists and seasoned naturalists, it provides a detailed yet accessible exploration of wildflowers, complete with color and black-and-white plates.


  • Title: Wild Flower Guide: Northeastern and Midland United States
  • Author: Edgar T. Wherry
  • Illustrator: Tabea Hofmann
  • Publication Date: 1948
  • Publisher: Doubleday & Company
  • Series: Number Three of the Doubleday Nature Guides
  • Format: Hardcover with Dust Jacket
  • Pages: 202
  • Dimensions: 8x5x1 inches
  • Condition: Rips and stains on the dust jacket; includes a sticker, bookmark, and paperclip from the previous owner, as shown in photos

Key Elements:

  • Technical Accuracy: The guide is as informative as a scientific textbook, making it a reliable source for wildflower identification.
  • User-Friendly: Designed to be simple and easy to follow for everyone, from beginners to experts.
  • Comprehensive Appendices: Features classifications of flowers by color, information on wildflowers introduced from other countries, and a detailed glossary.
  • Rich Illustrations: The book is adorned with beautiful black-and-white and color plates, enhancing the learning experience.
  • Educational Content: Includes sections on wildflower conservation, plant ecology, and literature, offering a holistic view of the subject.


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In Summation:

The Wild Flower Guide is not just a book; it's a doorway to the vibrant world of wildflowers. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, a student, or simply curious about the natural world, this guide is an invaluable resource, offering both knowledge and beauty.

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