November 29, 03:25 PM GMT
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
John Lindley and Robert Sweet
The ornamental flower garden and shrubbery, containing coloured figures and descriptions of the most beautiful and curious flowering gardens and shrubs cultivated in Great Britain.... Two hundred and eighty-eight coloured plates, drawn and coloured after nature. London: G. Willis, 1854
4 volumes, 8vo (251 x 152mm.), 288 hand-coloured plates (plates 29, 97, 153, 217, and 282 folding), contemporary green half morocco gilt, spines with raised bands in six compartments, top edges gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers, half-title of volume 1 repaired at inner margin, some spotting, extremities slightly bumped
A re-issue of Robert Sweet's British Flower-garden and Florist's Guide, with textual revisions.
Nissen BBI 1927