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British Wild Flowers by Mrs Loudon - Hardcover - 2nd Edition - 1846 - from E C Books (SKU: 031483)

British Wild Flowers

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British Wild Flowers

by Mrs Loudon

  • Used
  • poor
  • hardcover
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Birsay, Orkney
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LONDON: William S Orr & Co, 1846 A poor copy of this beautiful work with 60 hand coloured plates. Classed as poor because the title page is missing; the binding is poor - in marked plain cloth and beginning to detach; and there is a little marking internally. The pagination matches our other 2nd edition copy so this is presumed as second, dated to 1846. The plates are in good condition - there is some brown spotting to edges, and around 3 have a darkened section, again at the edge not affecting the flower image (we have noticed only one plate with a light mark affecting the flower). All have tissue guards - one guard is torn and one has a small hole - most guards have marking. A few text pages have a little marking and p 117 has a repaired tear to the top margin. The final index page has a small hole at the top. This copy would be well worth rebinding.


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E C Books GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
British Wild Flowers
Mrs Loudon
Jane Loudon
Book condition
Used - Poor
Jacket condition
2nd Edition
William S Orr & Co
Place of Publication
Date Published
Loudon; british wild flowers; fine hand coloured flower plates; victorian flower books
Bookseller catalogs
NATURAL HISTORY; Botany; Flowers;
4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

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E C Books

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers. member since 2011
Birsay, Orkney
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About E C Books

E C Books is a small online bookselling business, specialising in pre 20th century works:natural history, science, history, and travel, aiming for rarer and more unusual books. Our largest stock area is Natural History, where we have a good range of books from the 1700-1800's, many finely illustrated. Other areas include children's books, particularly late 1800's-early 1900's - again illustrated; and literature pre 1900.When you order books from us we ensure that they are properly packed to protect condition, and we always use recorded or 'signed for' postal services for more secure delivery. Please note that we have recently moved to the beautiful Orkney Islands, where we intend to open a bookshop over the next year. Because of our location we cannot guarantee 'next day' delivery but we will get your purchase to you as quickly and safely as we can.Please note that the buyer is responsible for the payment of any tax or duty on import.


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