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British botanical and horticultural literature before 1800
London, Oxford University Press, 1975. Three volumes (27 cm), xxvi, 290; xvi, 748; xviii, 142 pp., frontispiece in each volume, profusely illustrated (32 plates in colour, 1 folding). Publisher's cloth (no dust jackets issued), original slipcase. - A catalogue of books on botany, gardening, and silviculture, nearly all seen and collated by the author herself. "A magnificent book, a rock on which all future work in this field can be securely grounded" (from a review by John Collins, in The Book Collector, Summer 1977, pp.279-280). First edition, first printing. Awarded the Sixth triennial prize of the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers. ΒΆ Few marks on slipcase; a fine copy.
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