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Ferns: British And Exotic.
London: Groombridge and Sons, 5, Peternoster Row. Eight volumes, variously dated 1857 to 1864. Royal 8vo. (26 x 16.5cm). Vol.I, pp. With 479 chromoxylographic plates after drawings by Alexander Francis Lydon & printed by Benjamin Fawcett. A clean & fresh set with some minor foxing to the fore-edges (only). some of the text unopened. A handful of leaves in a couple of volumes with some unobtrusive minor marginal damp-staining. Bound in publisher's cloth, gilt, with some of the original (fragmentary) dustwrappers, and slight evidence of fading where parts of those wrappers were not present. An excellent set. VG. Heavy item requring additional postage for foreign order. [Hall & Rickard 61; McLean 23; Nissen ZBI 1243; Pritzel 5640; Freeman 2326; Stafleu & Cowan 5040; BM(NH) 1184]
Bookseller: Colin Page Books [Storrington, United Kingdom]
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