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The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed in which the most ornamental foreign plants, cultivated in the open ground, the green-house, and the stove, are accurately represented in their natural colours. To which are added, their names, class, order, generic and specific characters, according to the celebrated Linneaus, their places of growth and times of flowering. Together with the most approved methods of culture. . .

The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed in which the most ornamental foreign plants, cultivated in the open ground, the green-house, and the stove, are accurately represented in their natural colours. To which are added, their names, class, order, generic and specific characters, according to the celebrated Linneaus, their places of growth and times of flowering. Together with the most approved methods of culture. . .

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The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed in which the most ornamental foreign plants, cultivated in the open ground, the green-house, and the stove, are accurately represented in their natural colours. To which are added, their names, class, order, generic and specific characters, according to the celebrated Linneaus, their places of growth and times of flowering. Together with the most approved methods of culture. . .

by CURTIS, William

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London: Stephen Couchman, 1795. FIRST EDITION OF VOLS. 9 & 10. With 75 hand-coloured plates. Original full tree calf, front hinge weak. First edition of Volumes 9 and 10. Each issue of The Botanical Magazine was sold separately. Beginning in 1787, it became the longest running botanical magazine published. Each issue contains a full description in formal yet accessible language, and is renowned for featuring the work of two centuries of botanical illustrators.

Many plants received their first publication on the pages and the description given was enhanced by the finely detailed illustrations. The plates were copper engraved and the hand colouring was performed by up to thirty people.

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Rootenberg Rare Books & Manuscripts US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
14092
Title
The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed in which the most ornamental foreign plants, cultivated in the open ground, the green-house, and the stove, are accurately represented in their natural colours. To which are added, their names, class, order, generic and specific characters, according to the celebrated Linneaus, their places of growth and times of flowering. Together with the most approved methods of culture. . .
Author
CURTIS, William
Book Condition
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Edition
FIRST EDITION OF VOLS. 9 & 10
Publisher
Stephen Couchman
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1795
Keywords
boston2011, botany, art & illustrated books, periodical, english imprints, 18th century
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May be a multi-volume set and require additional postage.

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