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BOTANICAL) Baxter, W
British Phaenogamous Botany; or, Figures and Descriptions of the Genera of British Flowering Plants. Vol. I, II & III
W. Baxter, 1837. Baxter, W. (illus). Second Edition. 3 VOLUMES. Engravings with original handcolor, a total of 240 plates with accompanying text sheets, 9 x 5 1/2 inches, cloth covered boards with gilt lettered spine (hardbound after publication date). Light wear to cover extremities, owner inscription to front fly-leaf of Vol. I & II, a couple of notations in pencil, light scattered foxing and some light offsetting. Fly leaves of first and second volumes are toned; there are two or three plates with overall toning. A very attractive set, with exquisite plates. Attractive handcolored engravings by W. Baxter, including poppies, orchids, Lady's Slipper, lavender, peonies, etc. Each volume includes a Systematical Index and an English Index.
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