The British Flower Garden Containing Coloured Figures & Descriptions of the Most Ornamental & Curious Hardy Herbaceous Plants Including Annuals, Biennials, & Perennials

SKU: 032725
Regular price £1,450.00 GBP inc. VAT
2 of 3 volumes from first series only. Vol 1: 1823-1825 Vol 2 1825-1827 Both volumes in leather, re-backed with new endpapers. 200 hand coloured plates are present and in good condition although 189-192 are not as per the illustration list. (These are labelled 229-232) 4 have been badly folded and are a little tattered to the fore edge. Of these 4 , one has a small closed (repairable) tear to the margin and one other has several closed tears, heavy creasing and an area of darkening. Previous owner's mark to title pages. See photographs for illustration lists. Textblock has some grubby marks and a little fox. Additional photos are available upon request. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 1942g. (YBP Ref: 032725:15(5c))
  • Author: SWEET, Robert
  • Illustrator: SMITH, E D
  • Publisher: W Simpkin and R Marshall
  • Condition: Good
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  • Size: 8vo - over 73/4in - 93/4in Tall
  • Binding: Hardcover
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  • Published Date: 1823
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  • Language: English