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Bourton Press, 1973. Hardcover. Fine. Copy number 543 of 600 copies, signed by both author and illustrator. Large folio, 144 pp, with 40 lovely color plates by Mary Grierson. Full vellum binding, all edges gilt, in original red cloth slipcase. Printed on specially manufactured heavy mould made paper by W. S. Cowell of Ipswich. Erratum page laid in at rear reads "This volume has been bound by Croft Bookbinders Limited and not Messrs Zaehnsdorf as stated on the imprint page." Grierson was an internationally recognized botanical artist who worked for many years as a staff artist at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew. Hunt is a British botanist who served as curator of orchids at Kew and collaborated with Grierson on several projects. A fine copy in a near fine slipcase with some rubbng to the cloth. Oversized: shipping cost will be more than standard.
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Last Found On: 2014-11-29           Check availability:      IOBABooks    


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