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Book Description
n.d., except 1902 to volume 7. First to Seventh Series (complete in 7 volumes). 8vos, 40 colour plates, b/w illustrations (incl. floriated initials), publishers’ catalogue to rear of each volume. Green decorative cloth, gilt stamped lettering to spine and upper board. All volumes: slight warp to boards, extremities rubbed, pushing and nicks to spine ends, bumping to some corners and edges of vol. 5 and 6, a few marks to boards. Lean to spines of vols. 5 & 6. Edges browned and spotted, POI to front pastedowns, some foxing. Else, tight and tidy: an attractive set, with Hulme’s charming plates for the most part clean and bright. Very good-good+
Dealer Notes
Frederick Edward Hulme (1841–1909) was Professor of Freehand and Geometrical Drawing at King's College London from 1886, as well as a talented amateur botanist. Familiar Wild Flowers was issued in parts from 1878, with Series 7 added in 1902 (Series 8 in 1906, while 9 appeared posthumously).
Author HULME, F. Edward
Date 1902
Publisher London: Cassell and Company, Limited
Condition Very good-good+

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