Lot 57
  • 57

Sweet, Robert

18,000 - 25,000 USD
11,875 USD
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  • <em>The Florist’s Guide, and Cultivator’s Directory.</em> London: James Ridgway, July 1827– March 1832
Letterpress title-pages to nos. XXV and L (Volume 1 and 2, respectively) with systematical indices, multiple ads inserted. Illustration: 200 handcolored engraved plates (numbered 1–200) by J. Watts after E. D. Smith (199) and William Prest (1).

50 parts, 8vo (10 x 6 1/2 in.; 254 x 165 mm, uncut except nos. V & XXXVII). Binding: Stab-stitched publisher's printed paper wrappers, housed in two folding cloth cases, green morocco labels. 

Light offsetting to text from some plates, marginal soiling to plate 1, minor foxing to 25 & 37. Some scattered wear and minor soiling to wrappers, particularly to no. I, wrappers to parts V and XXXVII in facsimile.