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    Three-hundred and One
    Beautiful Botanical Engravings

    [Philip Miller]. Engraved hand-colored plates from [Abbildungen der nu¨tzlichsten, scho¨nsten und seltensten Pflanzen welche in seinem Ga¨rtner-Lexicon vorkommen]. [Nürnberg: Winterschmidt, 1768-1782.] Illustrated plates only without text from the original two volume German edition. Three hundred and one beautiful hand-colored engravings of plants and flowers with an additional hand-colored fold-out engraving of the "Yucca Draconis" by C.G. Winterschmidt bound in the front of the book. No title page. Bound in half calf over patterned paper covered boards, five raised spine bands with "Miller's/ Planzen/ Abbildungen" and "Kupfer [Copper]" in gilt on spine. Binding rubbed, scratched and chipped, corner leather almost completely chipped or rubbed off, surface paper loss on rear board and on front pastedown exposes German print beneath, hinges cracked, holograph pencil on front pastedown, folding plate with slight fold separations, small holes in fore-edge margin of plates CLVIII and CLIX, which also have additional soiling, small hole inner margin of plate CLXVII, margin tear repair on plate CXXII, dampstains, occasional foxing or soiling, few corner bends and creases, finger smudges; otherwise in very good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2015
    5th Wednesday
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