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Book Description

The Flowering Plants And Ferns Of Great Britain - Three Volume Set, Complete. No date [1859] Together With - The Grasses, Sedges, And Ferns Of Great Britain. No date [1873] All Four Volumes Uniformly Bound in Half Green Morocco over green cloth, Spines with 5 raised bands, gilt lettering and decoration. Just light wear. A very Handsome Set. Top Edges Gilt. Original Marbled Endpapers. Bookplates of Sir Henry Mather Jackson (1831-1881) British Liberal Party Politician & High Court Judge. Occasional foxing, heavier to prelims & endpapers. Beautifully Illustrated with 241 coloured plates & 1 b&w in the Three Volumes of Flowering Plants, and 76 Coloured Plates in The Grasses, Sedges And Ferns. Early Edition with excellent clear plates. Vol III contains the index to the three volumes. A Beautiful Set.
Dealer Notes
Anne Pratt (1806-1893) was a Botanical and Ornithological Illustrator and Author.
She was one of the best known English botanical illustrators of the Victorian age.
Author Pratt, Anne
Date [1859]
Binding Half Leather
Publisher Society For Promoting Christian Knowledge
Illustrator Pratt, Anne
Condition Very Good
Pages xxv, 256; 247; 251; x, 140 pp

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