The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed

CURTIS, W.

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Curtis
Date Published: 1787

Description: 10 volumes bound in 2. The volumes included are 1 through 12, but lacking volumes 3 & 4. With 354 hand-colored plates. All title pages are present except for volume 11. Four plates are spotted or smudged and four plates are missing. Except for occasional foxing, the plates are in amazingly bright condition. Tall thick 8vos, the 2 volumes are handsomely bound in early 3/4 calf, ornately gilt spines with burgundy and green labels, marbled board (heavily scuffed). London: Curtis, 1787 - 1798. First edition. Internally very good(+).

Comments: Plates lacking are #227, 257, 361, 362. Pencil scribbling on the inside cover of volume I.

Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(+)
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 217361


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