Wellington: George Didsbury, Government Printer, 1878-1880.
Folio, 64 full-page monochrome plates by Buchanan. Contemporary full green morocco, blindstamped and gilt, some damage to the spine, typically a few spots, otherwise a handsome copy.
Complete in six parts, not five as called for in the first part. 87 species of grass are described and illustrated. Buchanan also made a substantial contribution to Hooker's Flora of New Zealand.
Bagnall 733; Hocken p. 310.