London: Tilt and Bogue, 1843. Hardcover. Duodecimo [12.5 cm by 19cm]. 312pp plus ads. Blindstamped green cloth boards, with decorative gilt stamping to spine and front and rear boards, all edges gilt. Eleven hand colored botanical plates plus hand colored frontis. Internally near fine, all plates bright and unmarred. Git inscription to front free endsheet, ink notes and glued-in library rules sheet to front pastedown. Rear inner hinge cracked, front inner hinge cracked, front outer hinge starting. Text block shaky, large amounts of wear and chipping to spine with significant losses alone edges. Good. Item #37833
An intact copy of this narrative style wildflower book with stunning hand colored plates.