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THE FLOWERING PLANTS, GRASSES, SEDGES AND FERNS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND THEIR ALLIES THE CLUB MOSSES, PEPPERWORTS AND HORSETAILS (6 VOLUMES) Flowering Plants of Great Britain
London & New York: Frederick Warne and Co.. Very Good. Ca. 1873. First Edition. Hardcover. Pratt (1806-1893) was one of the most famous and prolific botanists of her time and this 6 volume work is generally considered her masterpiece. In the original gilt, black, and red stamped green cloth with gilt and black floral decorations, gilt lettering on spines, with all edges gilt. Interior of text is tight, clean & intact. Light foxing on endpapers only. All 317 plates as listed in index are present. The number of plates listed on spines total 319; however, plates are consecutively numbered #1 - #313 (plus 5a, 7a, 7b, and 235a). 1- (viii) 288pp, 47 plates (plate #1 is uncolored). 2-(viii) 355pp, 39 plates. 3-(ix) 410pp, 53 plates. 4-(viii) 328pp, 52 plates. 5-(viii) 340pp, 50 plates. 6- (x) 319pp, 76 plates. Some lightly rubbed edges. Vol. #1 has bumped front corners. Condition VG to VG+. Botany, Great Britain, ; Chromolithograph Plates; 8vo; 2040 pages .
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