Eliza Eve Gleadall | The beauties of flora, Wakefield, [1834-36], 2 vols in 1, nineteenth-century green half morocco
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Eliza Eve Gleadall
The beauties of flora, with botanic and poetic illustrations; being a selection of flowers drawn from nature, arranged emblematically, with directions for colouring them. Wakefield: for the author, [1834-1836]
2 volumes in one, 4to (327 x 245mm.), engraved additional titles with hand-coloured floral decoration in each volume, list of subscribers, dedication to the Archbishop of York in volume 2, 41 hand-coloured engraved plates, nineteenth-century green half morocco, edges gilt, marbled endpapers, occasional light spotting, spine slightly sunned
A charming book combining botany and literature with fine illustrations, including the rarer second volume.
Dunthorne 123; Great Flower Books, p. 57; Nissen BBI 715
Christopher Turnor (1809-1886), Stoke Rochford Library, Lincolnshire, armorial bookplate
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