The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed [Volumes I through VIII; 1788-1794. 389 plates]

By: Curtis, William

Price: $5,843.75

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Book Condition: Very Good


The first eight volumes of this impressive botanical publication in unsophisticated contemporary half calf over marbled paper boards. Volume I lacks frontispiece portrait; thereafter: 389 of 390 plates called for [plate 119 folding; plate 120 not coloured], lacking plate 133 in Volume III [Hyacinthus Comosus - the description leaf is present, the plate evidently not bound in]. Alphabetical listing of plates in manuscript to pastedown of each volume. Boards rubbed, leather worn and joints split, with play to some boards; upper board of II nearly detached. Textblocks firm, contents clean, colours brilliant. Publication dates by Volume: 1790, 1788, 1790, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1794, 1794. Front and rear blank free endpapers present in all volumes. Please contact us for an accurate shipping quote.

Title: The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed [Volumes I through VIII; 1788-1794. 389 plates]

Author Name: Curtis, William

Categories: Biology, Agriculture, Art, Book Arts, Botany,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Couchman and Fry: 1794

Binding: half leather

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo.

Seller ID: Books010222