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THE NEW BOTANIC GARDEN, Illustrated with One Hundred and Thirty-three Plants, Engraved by Sansom from the Original Pictures, and Coloured with the Greatest Exactness from Drawings by Sydenham Edwards. Two Volumes [in One]
London: Printed for John Stockdale, by T. Bensley, 1812. 29 cm x 24 cm, pp. [vi], 503 (continuous pagination and register), plus 61 vibrantly hand-coloured engraved plates (includes frontispiece). Contemporary navy-blue crushed morocco, both upper and lower covers triple framed in gilt and blind pallet, with a blind floral border, ornate gilt spine panels, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Covers rubbed and scuffed, upper corners bumped, armorial bookplate of Anthony Littledale to front pastedown. Foxing to front and rear fly leaves, else interior very good, crisp and clean.. First Edition. Full Leather. Very Good. Quarto.
      [Bookseller: Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/I]
Last Found On: 2014-10-11           Check availability:      Biblio    


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