The new flora Britannica, illustrated with one hundred thirty-three plates, engraved by Sansom, ... The new flora Britannica, illustrated with one hundred thirty-three plates, engraved by Sansom, ... The new flora Britannica, illustrated with one hundred thirty-three plates, engraved by Sansom, ... The new flora Britannica, illustrated with one hundred thirty-three plates, engraved by Sansom, ...

The new flora Britannica, illustrated with one hundred thirty-three plates, engraved by Sansom, from the original pictures, and coloured with the greatest exactness from drawings by Sydenham Edwards

Edwards, Sydenham

Published by John Stockdale, London, 1812
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First edition, 2 volumes in 1, 4to, pp. [2], 503 (continuous pagination); 61 hand-colored botanical plates; lacking both half titles, 2 leaves of preliminaries and leaf B4 in vol. I, and all the preliminaries in volume II; contemporary red straight-grain morocco, double gilt borders on covers enclosing a blind-tooled border, gilt-decorated spine in 6 monpartments, gilt-lettered direct in 2, a.e.g.; joints rubbed, pp. 499-502 and plate no. 60 misbound after F4; old library sticker on spine, MHS bookplate, engraved amorial bookplate of George Priestley; all else very good with clean and vibrantly colored plates. The plates were originally published by R. W. Dickson under the pseudonym Alexander McDonald in A Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening (1807), and are here reprinted on thicker paper and with superior coloring. Nissen BBI, 479; Sitwell, Great Flower Books, p. 93. Bookseller Inventory # 43759

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Title: The new flora Britannica, illustrated with ...

Publisher: John Stockdale, London

Publication Date: 1812

Binding: Hardcover

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