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SWEET, Robert
Flora Australasica; or, a Selection of Handsome, or Curious Plants, Natives of New Holland, and the South Sea Islands
James Ridgway, London, 1827. Illustrated with 56 hand-colored plates. One corner of title page skillfully repaired with no loss of text, alphabetical holograph index bound in. Slim 8vo, 1/2 green morocco, decoratively gilt spine. London: James Ridgway, 1827-1828. A fine clean copy. One the most attractive of Australian botanical books and the first to use live specimens for illustration instead of dried plants or field sketches. Nissen 1924. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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