, , Bock & Cousins, Wellington, N.Z. 'Authors' Edition'. Color frontis, 39 color botanical plates. Glossary. Professionally rebound in black cloth with original endpapers laid on, black leather spine and corners. 4to. Three plates spotted, some other foxing, two inch tear to front endpaper, o/w very good. 180pp. > Language: English | > Media/Binding: Hardcover |. Bookseller Inventory # CORV-BBP-02146
Title: The Art Album of New Zealand Flora.a ...
Publication Date: 1889
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Bock & Cousins / Truber & Co, Wellington & London, 1889. Cloth with Leather Spine. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. Green cloth with leather spine. Gilt illustration on front. Gilt titles on red block on spine. Marbled e/p's with red cloth gutters. Contents tight with some scattered foxing and age discolouration. Stated "Authors' Edition" but no list of subscribers at rear. 174pp. With 40 full page colour plates including frontispiece. In lovely condition for age. Illustrations by Sarah Ann Featon (née Porter, 1848-1927), and text by her husband, Edward Henry Featon (1840-1909). "The album was the first full-colour art book to be published in New Zealand" (Sampson). This is a heavy book so please check postage with bookseller. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Seller Inventory # 26276