Maund, Benjamin and Henslow, John ~ The Botanist volumes 1 through 4 (of 5) 200 plates
Groombridge, London [1836-1846]
The Botanist the first 4 of 5 volumes of the Botanist, published Groombridge 1836 onwards. Each of the 4 volumes is complete with 200 hand coloured plates all in exceptional condition. All four volumes ex Public Library with a single ink stamp to title and a barely perceptible blind stamp to the verso of each plate. The vast majority of plates retaining their tissue guards, volumes 1,3 & 4 with additional engraved title. All four in later quarter leather over green cloth, with manuscript note "Re-bound by Mr Harry Bailey of Salisbury Cathedral 1979". Plates are in generally exceptional condition.
BINDING : Hardback
INVENTORY NUMBER: 107428