Loudon, J. C. (Ed.)
An Encyclopaedia of Plants; Comprising the Description of Specific Character, Culture, History, Application in the Arts, and Every other Desirable Particular Respecting All the Plants...in Britain.
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London: Longman et al., 1829. First edition. With " figures of nearly ten thousand species, exemplifying several individuals belonging to every genus included in the work," engravings by R. Branston after drawings by J.D.C. Sowerby. Preface (xx), Linnean Arrangement (1050 pp.), Jussieuean System (42 pp.), Glossary etc. (65 pp.). In three-quarter calf (worn around the edges and tips) and pebbled navy cloth (faded) with lined gilt decoration and lettering (largely missing from title), five raised bands; marbled edges and endpapers(rear hinge professionally repaired), text is clean and bright.
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