The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed in which the most ornamental foreign plants, ...

The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed in which the most ornamental foreign plants, cultivated in the open ground, the green-house, and the stove, are accurately represented in their natural colours. To which are added, their names, class, order, generic and specific characters, according to the celebrated Linneaus, their places of growth and times of flowering. Together with the most approved methods of culture. . .

CURTIS, William

Published by Stephen Couchman, London, 1795
From B & L Rootenberg Rare Books, ABAA (Sherman Oaks, CA, U.S.A.)

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With 75 hand-coloured plates. Original full tree calf, front hinge weak. First edition of Volumes 9 and 10. Each issue of The Botanical Magazine was sold separately. Beginning in 1787, it became the longest running botanical magazine published. Each issue contains a full description in formal yet accessible language, and is renowned for featuring the work of two centuries of botanical illustrators.Many plants received their first publication on the pages and the description given was enhanced by the finely detailed illustrations. The plates were copper engraved and the hand colouring was performed by up to thirty people. Bookseller Inventory # 14092

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Title: The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden ...

Publisher: Stephen Couchman, London

Publication Date: 1795

Edition: FIRST EDITION OF VOLS. 9 & 10.

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