Author:Charles Horton Peck

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1878 - 1882 HANDWRITTEN ARCHIVE OF MANUSCRIPT AUTOGRAPH LETTERS FROM THE FOREMOST MYCOLOGIST OF HIS TIME

By: Charles Horton Peck

Price: $1,185.99

Publisher: Pennsylvania New York PA NY, 1878

Inscription: Autograph

Seller ID: 00MV226

Condition: Very Good


On offer is a small yet very scarce, super handwritten archive of Charles Horton Peck [1833-1917] renowned American mycologist of the 19th and early 20th centuries. He was the New York State Botanist from 1883 to 1913. He described over 2500 species of North American fungi. The standard author abbreviation Peck is used to indicate this individual as the author when citing a botanical name. This small archive of 6 letters and covers dated 1878-82, being 4 of which were written by Charles Peck. They are in response to letters written by Lizzie Barnet of Cannonsburg, Pennsylvania who sent him sam... View more info