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British Wild Flowers by Mrs Loudon - Hardcover - 2nd Edition - 1846 - from E C Books and Biblio.com

British Wild Flowers

by Mrs Loudon

Condition: Poor/N


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.
  • Bookseller: E C Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 031483
  • Title: British Wild Flowers
  • Author: Mrs Loudon
  • Illustrator: Jane Loudon
  • Format/binding: Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Poor
  • Jacket condition: N
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 2nd Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: William S Orr & Co
  • Place: LONDON
  • Date published: 1846
  • Keywords: Loudon; british wild flowers; fine hand coloured flower plates; victorian flower books
  • Bookseller catalogs: NATURAL HISTORY; Botany; Flowers;
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall


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