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PROPERTY FROM GALLISON HALL, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA: THE JAMES F. SCOTT COLLECTION

Maund, B[enjamin] 
'THE BOTANIC GARDEN; CONSISTING OF HIGHLY FINISHED FIGURES OF HARDY ORNAMENTAL FLOWERING PLANTS CULTIVATED IN GREAT BRITAIN...'. LONDON: GEORGE BELL AND SONS, 1878
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 1,750 USD
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PROPERTY FROM GALLISON HALL, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA: THE JAMES F. SCOTT COLLECTION

Maund, B[enjamin] 
'THE BOTANIC GARDEN; CONSISTING OF HIGHLY FINISHED FIGURES OF HARDY ORNAMENTAL FLOWERING PLANTS CULTIVATED IN GREAT BRITAIN...'. LONDON: GEORGE BELL AND SONS, 1878
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 1,750 USD
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Maund, B[enjamin] 
'THE BOTANIC GARDEN; CONSISTING OF HIGHLY FINISHED FIGURES OF HARDY ORNAMENTAL FLOWERING PLANTS CULTIVATED IN GREAT BRITAIN...'. LONDON: GEORGE BELL AND SONS, 1878
6 volumes 8vo (9 7/8 x 6 3/4 in.; 251 x 171mm). 250 hand-colored lithographed plates; minor marginal toning primarily to text leaves, a few stray spots, not affecting plates, minor and marginal soiling to 2 plates (vol II: XLIII, LXIV). Contemporary half green morocco over marbled boards, spine with raised bands in six compartments, second and fourth gilt-lettered, others with repeat decoration in gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers; some rubbing to extremities, corners a bit bumped. 
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Provenance

H.W. Trinder (bookplate to front pastedowns) — Robert de Belder — Christie's New York, June 5, 1997, lot 522

Literature

'Great Flower Books' 160; Nissen BBI 2222; Pritzel 6004.

Catalogue Note

Second edition, edited by edited by James C. Niven. Each bears five unique flowers, and together with the text the work traces the introduction of a variety of new species of flowers to Britain from around the world. 

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