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- The British herbal, containing one hundred plates of the most beautiful and scarce flowers. London: printed for the author, -1770
FIRST EDITION, folio (455 x 280mm.), 100 hand-coloured engraved plates, contemporary mottled calf, [Dunthorne 104; Great Flower Books, p.56; Henrey 675; Nissen BBI 578; Stafleu TL2 1624], title with small hole, repaired, one text leaf repaired, index leaf creased and with split just extending into text, binding somewhat worn
One of the most attractive English flower books.