The Botanic Garden; or, Magazine of Hardy Flower Plants, Cultivated in Great Britain
23.5cm x 18cm. 46 volumes. Lettered wrappers, cloth clamshell, leather label, gilt lettering.
46 numbers, being a run from No. 194-240 (missing 214), of Maund’s The Botanic Garden, each number containing four hand coloured figures on one plate with their scientific and English names; the Linnean class and order, and Jussieuean natural order, to which they belong; their native country; date of introduction, or known cultivation; height; time of flowering, and duration,–whether annual, biennial, or perennial; the medicinal or other qualities of such as are used in pharmacy, domestic practice, or the arts; the most approved mode of propagation and culture; and reference to a botanical description of each plant; together with notices of many physiological phenomena observed in this beautiful part of creation.
Issues range from Very Good to Fair, most are Good. Some wrappers repaired with tissue to the spines, some chips and creases. Wrappers rear panel of Nos. 238 and 221 missing. Minor foxing. Good Condition.
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