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    With 4,176 Hand-Colored Plates; Bound in Botanical Class Order

    William Curtis. Curtis's Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed. London: Stephen Couchman, [n.d., circa 1793-1831].

    Uniform half leather. Incomplete set of 42 volumes consisting of 41 volumes bound in botanical class order and the index for volumes 1-53. 4,176 hand-colored plates, measuring approximately 5.75 x 9.5 inches; some folding plates measuring 11.5 x 9.5 inches.

    Heavily worn with perished spines and insect damage. Numerous boards are detached. Many plates foxed and toned. Plates in this lot can be considered in overall good or better condition; the bindings are in poor condition.


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