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Wild Flowers of America With Fifty Colored Plates from Original Drawings by Isaac Sprague.

Sprague, Isaac, artist. Text by George L. Goodale

Published by S. E. Cassino. Armstrong & Co., lithographer, Boston, 1882
Condition: Very Good Plus
From White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB (West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.)

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iv + 210 pp, including index. 50 colored plates, measuring 32 by 24 cm, 12.5 by 9.5 inches. Boston artist, Isaac Sprague (1811-1895) was America's best known botanical painter of his day. Beginning as a carriage painter, he found himself drawn to birds and flora. After working as an assistant to Audobon, he collaborated with botanist Asa Gray for whom he furnished many illustrations. Full thick leather decorated with gilt borders and dentelles or turn ins. Five raised bands. Fabric endpapers. Front joint repaired in upper front. Some rubbing of the joints; otherwise, leather is fresh and attractive. Plates are clean. A few tissue guards are missing. Bookseller Inventory # 002948

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Title: Wild Flowers of America With Fifty Colored ...

Publisher: S. E. Cassino. Armstrong & Co., lithographer, Boston

Publication Date: 1882

Binding: Full Morocco

Book Condition:Very Good Plus

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