Budd, Archibald Charles
Title Budd's Flora of the Canadian Prairie Provinces
Book Condition Very good
Publisher Hull, Quebec Canadian Government Publishing Centre 1979
0660102331 / 9780660102337
Seller ID 22996
Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 863. First edition thus. Faux leather boards with gilt titling and designs. Illustrated with black and white drawings by the author. Revised and enlarged by J. Looman and K.F. Best. Previous owner's name on text block and front free endpaper. Bumping to corners and smudging to text block. Based on Budd's mimeographed Flora of the Farming and Ranching Areas of the Canadian Prairies, which was expanded to Plants of the Farming and Ranching Areas of the Canadian Prairies, then Wild Plants of the Canadian Prairies. A self-taught naturalist who emigrated to Canada from England in 1910 with money he won in a limerick contest, A.C. Budd became a range botanist and curator of one of the finest herbariums in western Canada.