The Flowers Personified: Being a Translation of Grandville's "Les Fleurs Animees"
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1847
Description: 2 volumes. Extra illustrated title pages and 52 additional steel engraved plates, 50 with delicate hand coloring and featuring Grandville's delightful anthropomorphized plants, each protected with tissue. (4), iv, 3-278; 281-385, (4), 152, 8pp. Short 4to, handsomely bound in contemporary full red morocco with a floral gilt border on covers (spines a bit darkened with leather crackled; well-rubbed at joints and corners, but sound and attractive). New York: R. Martin, 1847. A very good copy, internally fine.
Comments: 3 titles bound in 2 volumes: The Flowers Personified (385pp); Modern Botany for Ladies and Ladies' Horticulture (152pp); Supplement to the "Ladies' Botany" (8pp).Edition: First
Condition: very good(+)
Book ID: 201228