Gleanings of Botany

Smith, James Edward and James Sowerby

Published by J. Davis, London, 1791
Hardcover
From Monroe Street Books (Middlebury, VT, U.S.A.)

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22 (of 24) handcolored plates preceeded by 22 pages of description. Bound in marbled boards with a linen spine and spine label. Missing plates 13 and 19. The flowering plant illustrations, executed by James Sowerby, are all bright and clean. Original blue-gray wrappers bound-in. First issued in 1792 (despite title page date of 1791, preface is dated May 1792).Previous owner's note (tipped onto front fly leaf and dated 1936) states this copy came from the Czar's Hermitage Library. No way to confirm this as there is no label or Double Eagle stamp. Record # 512380. Bookseller Inventory # 512380

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Title: Gleanings of Botany

Publisher: J. Davis, London

Publication Date: 1791

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: None

Edition: 1st Edition

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Monroe Street Books. Owners: Richard and Flanzy Chodkowski. Mailing address: Monroe Street Books, 70 Monroe Street, Middlebury, Vermont 05753 USA. Store Located at: 1485 Route 7 North, Middlebury, Vermont 05753 USA. Phone: 1-802-398-2200 Email: books@monroestreetbooks.com
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