8vo, xx, 1159 pp nearly ten thousand wood engraved text illustrations after J.D.C. Sowerby by R. Branston, later but 19C half black morocco over marbled paper covered boards, the sides and corners with blind roll, the spine with gilt decorated raised bands, lettered direct, the compartments panelled with gilt triple fillet , gilt flowers and leaves in centres and corners. Extremities rubbed and tips of corners exposed; owner's small ink-stamp on front paste-down; signature on upper margin of title-page. A good copy. [Archer 490.8]. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Titel: An Encyclopaedia of Plants; comprising the ...
Verlag: London; Longman et al 1st edition
Buchbeschreibung Longmans, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, 1829. Hardcover. Zustand: Fair. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Half-calf, gilt titles to spines. 2 volume set. Marbled boards, edges and end-papers. Vol1 1: xx, 560pp; vol 2: 561pp - 1159pp. Illustrated. 1st edition 1829. Bindings rubbed and worn, with front board to vol. 2 hanging on by a thread. Previous owner's details to front blanks in both vols. Some occasional foxing to contents. Private ownership. A heavy set, additional postage may be required for orders outside the UK. (r36). Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers R36GLTBRN22H
Buchbeschreibung London; Longman Rees Orme Brown and Green, 1829. Good First Edition. Hardcover. Rebound in maroon cloth with new endpapers. Minor rubbing to corners and spine edges. Square and tight. Original endpapers stained at rear and browned - that at front has a closed tear. 15 pages towards rear affected by purple crayon thanks to some small child in the distant past - not pretty but text accessible and with a little care able to be substantially removed. Light foxing to endpapers and preliminaries. Textblock edges very clean - amazing considering its age. A heavy book at 1.5 kilos + packaging.overseas purchasers will need to factor in higher postage costs. 1159pp. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 5840