The Temple Flora -- LIMITED EDITION, 245 / 1980 -- Temple of Flora, Or Garden of the Botanist, Poet, Painter and Philosopher

Thornton, Robert / Steven Harris - (Commentary)

Published by The Folio Society, 2008
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Hard Cover, 1/4 Leather -- FINE/FINE -- SHIPPING ONLY IN U.S. AND BY MEDIA RATE ONLY -- Includes the Commentary book of 117 pages and required large prints "Tulips" and "The Blue Egyptian Water Lily" with large clamshell or Solander box -- Beautiful pictorial cover -- 22.5" x 18.25" -- 232 pages with 9 preliminary monochrome plates, 5 preliminary colour plates and 29 colour platest. The Temple of Flora has been reproduced from a copy of the first edition in the possession of the Folio Society with the exception of the following plates, Carolus Linnaeus, Linnaeus in his Lapland dress, Tulips, The Aloe, The night-blooming Cereus, The Maggot-bearing Stapelia, Pilcher plant and The American cowslip, which are produced by permission of the Linnean Society of London; and Aesculpius, Flora & C. honouring the bust of Linnaeus, which is reproduced and printed by Beacon Press, Uckfield, Sussex on Modigliani papers - hand-bound by Smith Settle, Yeadon, West Yorkshire, in Nigerian dark green goatskin leather with buckram sides printed and blocked with a design by David Eccles -- This being number 245 of 1980 copies Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 309690

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Title: The Temple Flora -- LIMITED EDITION, 245 / ...

Publisher: The Folio Society

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Slipcase

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