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    With 1,938 Hand-Colored Plates

    John Edward Sowerby. English Botany; or, Coloured Figures of British Plants. London: George Bell and Sons, 1887-1892.

    Third edition in 13 uniform volumes. 1,938 hand-colored plates, measuring approximately 6.5 x 10 inches.

    Custom half leather with moiré boards and gilt stamping. Binding shows scuffing and wear. Moderate toning, foxing, and insect damage throughout. All volumes in good or better condition.


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    June, 2009
    16th-17th Tuesday-Wednesday
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