(9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches). 108 chromolithographed plates. Contemporary full black morocco, spines with raised bands in six compartments, lettered in the second and fourth, morocco doublures, marbled endpapers, gilt edges A charming illustrated work on flowering high-latitude plants in a lovely full leather binding. Wooster had worked under Loudon for many years, and later edited new editions of Hortus Britanniucus and his Encyclopedia of Plants; Alpine Plants was his only original published work. This set complete with both first series (second edition) and second series (first edition). Nissen BBI 2186; Sitwell, Great Flower Books p. 152. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Alpine Plants: Figures and Descriptions of ...
Publisher: George Bell & Sons
Publication Date: 1874
Binding: 2 volumes, 8vo
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