About this Book: OU, Norman, 1956, 1956. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. Pictorial cloth. 430pp. Illust. Maps. Geographical Index. Sources. Appendices. Index. Palmer (1831 - 1911) was considered "one of the great botanical collectors of his time." There is a chapter on his presence in Indian Territory in 1868. He traveled all over the West on his quest, as well as Mexico, Florida, & the Bahamas. Fine in dj with very slight edge wear.