The Botanic Garden, consisting of highly finished representations of hardy…

The fruit with exquisite hand-colouring

The Botanic Garden, consisting of highly finished representations of hardy ornamental flowering plants, cultivated in Great Britain... [with] The Fruitist; A treatise on orchard and garden fruits... [and with] The Actuarium of the Botanic Garden... [and with] The Floral Register...

London : Simpkin and Marshall, Stationers’ Hall Court: Sherwood & Co., Paternoster Row. 1825- [1851?] (vol 10 onwards by Groombridge & Sons). Together 18 vols bound in 9, 1248 hand-coloured engraved figures on 312 plates, 72 full-page etchings with exquisite contemporary hand-colouring, and over 3000 small woodcuts in the Floral Register, some light foxing in the prelims of Vol.3, but the plates are all clean throughout, maroon hard-grain half morocco, pebble-grain cloth boards, new endpapers, some volumes slightly rubbed but a good sound robust set.
Reference: Nissen BBI 2222

Stock No: HMF1393
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