The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed: in Which the most Ornamental FOREIGN PLANTS, cultivated in the Open Ground, the Green-House, and the Stove, are accurately represented in their natural Colours
first edition1/4 leather
by William Curtis
London: W. Curtis, 1799. 1/4 leather. Very Good. F. Sanfom and S. Edwards. The Botanical Magazine, Vol. XIII, 1799, boasting 33 beautiful hand-colored plates. Solid and VG in its 1/4 calf over marbled boards, with rubbing along the panels and light wear to the tips, the spine and the outer hinges. The interior is lovely, with no writing or markings to speak of, and the plates, which were executed by F. Sanfom and hand-colored by S. Edwards, are clean and bright. Octavo, printed by Stephen Couchman for W. Curtis. (Completing the lengthy title page: "TO WHICH ARE ADDED, Their Names, Class, Order, Generic and Specific Characters, according to the celebrated LINNAEUS; their Places of Growth, and Times of Flowering: TOGETHER WITH THE MOST APPROVED METHODS OF CULTURE. A WORK Intended for the Use of such LADIES, GENTLEMEN, and GARDENERS, as wish to become scientifically acquainted with the Plants they cultivate.").
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