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BURNETT,M.A.
Plantae Utilores, or, Illustrations of Useful Plants Employed in the Arts and Medicine.
Whittaker, London. 4 volumes, 1840-1850. Consisting of parts 1-8. Contemporary half mid brown/grey calf, marbled boards. With 259 fine hand-coloured plates. Covers bit rubbed, short tear to top of spine of 2 volumes. .Collates thus:- Vol 1.1840. Part 1 xii, [71]pp. 24 coloured plates .Vol. 1, Part 2. [iv], [110]pp. 36 coloured plates. Slight soiling to tail margin of 4 rear plates. Vol.2,1843. Part 3. [viii, [76]pp. 38 plates, Vol.3, Part 4, 1845, [vi], [56]pp. 28 plates. Please note. plate 64, which consists of 2 plates, with 2 illustrations on 1 plate, is bound in the following vol. 3, Part 5. Vol. 3, Part 5, 1846. [viii], 36 plates, including the aforementioned 2 plates from vol. 3, Part 4. Vol. 3, Part 6. [iv], [60]pp. 30 plates, there being 31 illustrations as one plate has 2 illustrations upon it .Vol. 4, Part 7, 1849. [viii], 36 + 1plt, ie 37 plates, there being one plate from part 8. Vol. 4, Part, 8, 1850. [iv], [62]pp. 30 plates, as aforementioned, 1 plate being in part 7. RARE A HEAVY AND VALUABLE SET REQUIRING EXTRA POSTAGE. PLEASE CONTACT ME FOR A QUOTATION BEFORE ORDERING. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: David Wright Private Collection [Lowestoft, SUFFO, United Kingdom]
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