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Flowers & Botanical Books

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  1. First edition. folio (44.5 x 28 cm), uncut, ii, 533, [ii] pp., engraved frontispiece, 75 engraved plates, title page printed in red and black with engraved pictorial vignette, light water stain to frontispiece, attractive modern calf-backed boards, spine gilt, red morocco label, an excellent example.

    £1,950
  2. The second impression much corrected and enlarged. Folio (34 x 22.5 cm), [12], 612, [16] pp., additional xylographic allegorical title-page, numerous full-page woodcuts of plants throughout, a few gatherings browned, last leaf trimmed at foot, contemporary sprinkled calf, rebacked, an attractive example.

    £4,750
  3. 4to (27 x 22 cm.), 59 (of 60) hand-coloured lithograph plates, occasional very light spotting, publisher's green cloth gilt, pictorial vignettes to spine and upper covers, spines and edges faded to tan, neat repairs to spine ends, mild staining to boards, otherwise very good.

    £1,250
  4. 9 volumes (of 13), 4to., 9 engraved titles, 216 hand-coloured engraved plates each showing 4 subjects, later half vellum gilt, green morocco labels, marbled sides and edges, a very handsome run.

    £3,000
  5. 4to (27 x 22 cm.); 47 hand-coloured lithograph plates, occasional light spotting, publisher'sl green cloth gilt, pictorial vignettes to spine and upper covers, spines faded to tan, neat repairs to extremities, light stain to upper cover, otherwise very good.

    £2,500
  6. 4to (27 x 22 cm.); 58 hand-coloured lithograph plates, occasional light spotting, publisher's green cloth gilt, pictorial vignettes to spine and upper covers, spines faded to tan, neat repairs to extremities, nonetheless very good.

    £2,750
  7. First edition; 4to (27 x 22 cm.), 42 hand-coloured lithograph plates, light spotting, publisher's green cloth gilt, pictorial vignettes to spine and upper covers, spine faded to tan, neat repairs to extremities, otherwise good.

    £2,500
  8. First edition. 2 vols, folio (46 x 27 cm). Engraved vignette on title-page, 435 (on 432) hand-coloured plates after Sydenham Edwards, William Kilburn, James Sowerby and others, dedication leaves and 1 leaf of subscribers in vol. I. (upper outer corner of one text leaf (for Veronica Montana. Mountain Speedwell, the seventh plate) in vol. II torn and repaired with text supplied in manuscript, some leaves very lightly browned, a few instances of offsetting). Nineteenth century brown half morocco gilt over red pebble-grained cloth sides.

    £15,000
  9. Two volumes, leaves loosely inserted, 4to; with numerous dried plant and flower specimens mounted onto the pages, some with accompanying Latin names printed or manuscript and the location where gathered; housed on green boards black ties.

    £650
  10. 2 volumes, 4to., 87 leaves of original specimens of flowers, grasses and shrubs (some slightly defective, as usual), arranged 2 per page, most with pencil captions and or printed labels, contemporary green half morocco by W.Hickman, Northampton, spines gilt in compartments, spines and extremities worn, splits to joints.

    £500
 

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