London, James Ridgway, 1827-1832, plate 8, hand-coloured engraved plate by S. Watts after Edwin Dalton Smith (sheet 155 x 253 mm). Text enclosed. Note: "A finely coloured work, of even quality throughout; Auriculas, Carnations, Pinks and Tulips predominating" (Dunthorne). A total of 2 volumes with 200 plates were published of this highly decorative practical guide to the cultivation of many of the most beautiful flowering plants then available. References: Pritzel 9080; Dunthorne 296; Blunt & Stearn p. 212; Nissen BBI 1925; Great flower books p. 77; Johnston 930. Bookseller Inventory #
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