The Botanical Register: Consisting of Coloured Figures of Exotic Plants, Cultivated in British Gardens; with their History and Mode of Treatment ... Vol. V.
London: James Ridgway, 1819. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Item #18975
Tall 8vo. Unpaginated; comprises folia 351-435 inclusive, followed by notes and index to vols. 1 through 5. Contemporary half leather, spine titled and ruled in gilt, marbled paper boards and endpapers. The 48 folia are each accompanied by a handcolored illustration, many of which are folding. Although too early for New World orchids, there are still three species of orchid illustrated, as well as a camellia and a protea. The binding is rubbed at edges and hinges else is in very good condition the text block with its illustrations are in near fine condition.
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