Cyclopaedia of Botany & Complete Book of Herbs. Volumes I & II.

Printed: Circa 1860s

Publisher: W M Clark. London

Dimensions 14 × 20 × 5 cm

Language: English

Size (cminches): 14 x 20 x 5


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Tan leather spine with brown title plate, gilt banding and title. Green marbled board. Professionally rebound. Dimensions are for one volume.

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These are two lovely rebound books full of rare coloured illustrations dating from the 1860’s.

With a coloured frontispiece, hand coloured vignette title page and a further 99 hand-coloured plates. Collated, work contains all plates .This work was produced by the Huddersfield printer Richard Brook. To the title page it states that this work is a family herbal, providing a history and description of all plants British or Foreign forming a complete book of herbs. This work is undated, though Copac states the W M Clark published editions of this work to be from 1854. A charming work, with comprehensive descriptions of numerous plant types, all of which have accompanying illustrations.

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