Found Treasures in Old Book

Last week at the Herbarium I was browsing through the books and came across this old book that appears to be a textbook from 1855

Title is Class Book of Botany
Title Page

Here are some pages with diagrams

Illustrations
Illustrations

Now here are the surprises! Some pressed plants circa 1878, perhaps from the Cleveland Ohio area as per the dates and places on the newspaper.

Pressed Fern
Pressed Fern
Pressed Fern and illustration

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