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    [Botany]. [Sir Joseph Paxton]. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants. London: Orr and Smith [and:] Wm. S. Orr and Co., 1834-1849. First edition. Sixteen volumes. Octavo (8.875 x 6.25 inches; 226 x 156 mm. ; volume XVI is a larger format: 9.5 x 6.5 inches; 242 x 166 mm.). Various paginations. With 715 hand-colored plates inserted throughout (complete plate counts vary; some bibliographies call for 717, some call for 723, Nissen calls for 768). Contemporary green calf, boards ruled in gilt, spines elaborately tooled in gilt in compartments (different floral patterns), brown and black gilt morocco lettering labels, blind board-edges and turn-ins, nearly all edges marbled (volume XVI is mottled in red). Bindings worn, spines sunned, some joints starting, some headcaps chipped, volume XIV has a renewed headcap, but is lacking a spine label, some occasional thumbsoiling or foxing in text, but generally clean. Good. Nissen BBI 2351.

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