Miller | Figures of the most beautiful... plants, 1755-1760, 2 volumes
Miller | Figures of the most beautiful... plants, 1755-1760, 2 volumes
Miller | Figures of the most beautiful... plants, 1755-1760, 2 volumes
Miller | Figures of the most beautiful... plants, 1755-1760, 2 volumes
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BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108

Miller | Figures of the most beautiful... plants, 1755-1760, 2 volumes

Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP

BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108

Miller | Figures of the most beautiful... plants, 1755-1760, 2 volumes

Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP

Lot Sold:6,250GBP

Lot Details

Description

BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108


MILLER, PHILIP

Figures of the most beautiful, useful, and uncommon plants described in the Gardener’s Dictionary. London: printed for the author, [1755]–1760


FIRST EDITION, 2 volumes, folio (445 x 280mm.), dedication with engraved vignette, 300 plates, printed in black, green, or sepia and coloured by hand, contemporary boards, edges uncut, some spotting and offsetting in places, rebacked retaining original lettering-pieces


LITERATURE:

Dunthorne 209; Great Flower Books, p.121; Henrey 1097; Nissen BBI 1378; Stafleu TL2 6059


PROVENANCE:

Matthew Smith, engraved armorial bookplate, ownership inscription on title

Condition Report

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