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Arboretum et Fruticetum Britannicum; or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain ... in 8 volumes (complete)
London, Printed for the authoer, and sold by Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1844.. Second edition (almost identical with original issue (Stafleu and Cowan, TL 5028)). Vol. 1 - 4: CCLIV + 2.694 pages, illustrated by 2.546 engravings (some of page size or double page size), including Supplement, Appendix and Indices. Vol. 5 - 8: 412 octavo and (folded) quarto plates. Each of the plate volumes with VI or VII pages text (title, content, lists); vol. VIII with additional general index to the plates (paginated 415 - 420) at the end. - Ca. 23,5 cm x ca. 15 cm x ca. 30 cm, ca. 6,8 kg (alltogether). Textvolumes opened but uncut, platevolumes cut. Darkgreen cloth with gilt titles on spine and blind ornaments on boards and spine. Exlibris on each frontpapers. In English. - Stafleu and Cowan, Taxonomic Literature 5.028 - The complete title is: "Arboretum and Fruticetum Britannicum; or, the trees and shrubs of Britain, native and foreign, hardy and half-hardy, pictorially and botanically delineated, and scientiffically and popularly described; with their propagation, culture, management, and uses in the arts, in useful and ornamental plantations, and in landscape-gardening; preceded by a historical and geographical outline of the trees and shrubs of temperate climates throughout the world.". Little rubbed or bumped. Exlibris in each volume, no entries. Paper a little bit browned (not the plates), sometimes with mild spotting (text and plates). Binding is strong. Good conditions. Fotos available by email.
      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lycaste]
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