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Louise Anne Meredith
1860 Some of My Bush Friends in Tasmania Louise Anne MEREDITH 11 Colour Plates
London: 1860. If viewing on a mobile device please view the "Item Description" under "About this Item" to see all images and description Louis88Books. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Title Some of My Bush Friends in Tasmania _____ First Edition ~ Full Decorated Cloth Binding _____ Author Louisa Anne Meredith ______________________ Year of Publication 1860 __________________________ Publisher London: Day & Son. ____________________________ For full description see below - after all photographs __________________________________________ Description: London: Day & Son, 1860. First edition. Bound by Leighton son & Hodge. Folio size. pp. ii, 106 with 11 plates. Full cloth binding. Elaborate gilt decorations to the front board and blind stamping to the rear. Rear board has a gilt stamp to the centre of the board. Boards bevelled. Re-spined with gilt titles. Page edges gilt. Impressive volume with stunning full page chromolithographic botanical plates of native Tasmanian flowers. Natural history text accompanied by illustrations, by an outstanding artist. Folio, chromolithograph half title page, lithographed title & dedication page, ii preface, 106 pp text decorated at edges, 11 full page lithographic plates, beautifully designed & printed. Meredith is a well-known botanical artist whose migration to Australia allowed her to draw their fascinating flora & insects with a beautifully composed Victorian sensibility. The plates are widely prized for their quality, which were lithographed in twelve colours. Many of the pages have closed tears to the edges and damp sta … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Louis'88Books (allright88) [Andover, GB]
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