Flora Londinensis: or plates and descriptions of such Plants As Grow Wild In The Environs Of London:
With Their Places Of Growth...
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.
Cleveland (Herbal), 532; Dunthorne 87; Great Flower Books (1990) p. 88; Henrey 595; Hunt 650; Nissen (BBI), 439; Pritzel 2004; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 1286.