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    Robert Thornton. The Temple of Flora or Garden of the Botanist. Folio Society, 2008. Limited edition, one of 1,980 copies. From a private collection from New Orleans.

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    Robert Thornton. The Temple of Flora or Garden of the Botanist. Commentary by Stephen Harris. London: The Folio Society, 2008. Limited edition, one of 1,980 copies, with two beautiful elephant folio color plate facsimiles. Two volumes: plate volume in elephant folio; commentary volume in quarto. Publisher's green half goatskin over cloth. Housed together in the publisher's cloth solander box. A fine copy of the first ever full-size facsimile (from the 1799 first edition) of the greatest English florilegium by Thornton.



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    April, 2014
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