English Botany 1922 Plates or Coloured Figures of British Plants

Boswell, John T.,Brown,N.E.

Editorial: George Bell and Sons, London
Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: BIANCOLIBRARY (BILLINGSHURST, West Sussex, Reino Unido)

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For extra pictures of the more valuable books, please press the 'Ask Bookseller A Question' button. Packed weight is 25.00kg. Please note that this is a heavy item and may require extra postage. Please contact us using the 'Ask the Bookseller a Question' link before placing your order. This set cannot be sent without insurance and the cost to send outside the UK is prohibitive. 180 GB Pounds to the US for example. Please contact us directly to enquire about collection of this very heavy set as this is the preferred option. SPECIAL PRICE of 775 pounds plus postage for UK purchaser prepared to pay by cach on collection or £785 Sterling cheque drawn on UK bank. A 12 volume set with 1922 hand coloured lithographed plates in generally very good condition overall. This works out around 40 pence per plate. This is the third edition which is described as enlarged, re-arranged according to the natural orders and entirely revised. The descriptions are by John T Boswell, the editor, with the exception of volume twelve which, due to the ill health of the editor, was completed by N E Brown of the Royal Herbarium, Kew. The plates are by J Sowerby, J D C Sowerby, J W Slater and John Edward Sowerby except for vol 12 which has plates by N E Brown, John Edward Sowerby and the great Walter Hood Fitch. The volumes are variously dated from 1876 to 1886 for vol 12. Vol 12 contains a 100 page index for the set. This is an ex library set. Internally the volumes are generally very clean - there is some light foxing/marking to a few pages - this is mostly confined to the first few and last pages in each volume. The vast majority of the plates are in excellent clean condition as shown by the photographs. A few plates have some markings - please look at the photographs for further information. As these are ex-library books there are the typical library markings on the inside front page of each volume and on the verso of each title page. However, as far as we can see, no other stamps throughout the volumes or on the plates. The bindings are all sound and tight. Externally, the green cloth boards of these volumes are in generally very good clean condition - there is little evidence of some corners being lightly bumped. Green leather spines are in generally very good condition - there is a bit of wear in places and a mark where the library stamp was. The gold on the spines are generally bright and easily visible. This set looks good on the bookshelf. The Bianco Library website has 12 pictures of these books including both medium and large images. This description is to be read in conjunction with these photographs. Size: 6.25" - 10" Tall 3rd Edition Enlarged & Revised 1876 1886. N° de ref. de la librería 009630

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Título: English Botany 1922 Plates or Coloured ...

Editorial: George Bell and Sons, London

Encuadernación: Quarter Leather

Ilustrador: Sowerby, John, Sowerby, J. De. C., Salter, J. W.,W H Fitch

Condición del libro:Very Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Dust Jacket

Tipo de libro: Ex-Library

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