Lot 5
  • 5

Edwards, John

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 GBP
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Description

  • The British herbal, containing one hundred plates of the most beautiful and scarce flowers. London: printed for the author, [1769]-1770
  • paper
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

Catalogue Note

One of the most attractive English flower books. 
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