The Flowering Plants,Grasses,Sedges and Ferns of Great Britain,and their allies the Club Mosses, Pepperworts and Horsetails .1-6.
A beautiful six volume set in the original half leather with raised bands and elaborate gilt tooling. With a total of 317 Chromolithographs by William Dickes after drawings by the author. One of the leading botanical artists of the century it became the standard work of identification for half a century. The usal foxing to prelims but otherwise in excellent order with no ownership marks. [Nissen 1562. Great Flower Books p71 Blunt p236.]
Author Pratt, Anne [1806-93]
Publisher LONDON Frederick Warne & Co ND c.1860