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Flora and Sylva: A Monthly Review for Lovers of Garden, Woodland, Tree or Flower; New and Rare Plants, Trees, Shrubs, and Fruits; the Garden Beautiful, Home Woods, and Home Landscape. Deluxe Vellum Edition Complete in Three Volumes by  William (Ed.) Robinson - First Edition, First Impression  - 1903 - from Bath and West Books, PBFA and Biblio.com

Flora and Sylva: A Monthly Review for Lovers of Garden, Woodland, Tree or Flower; New and Rare Plants, Trees, Shrubs, and Fruits; the Garden Beautiful, Home Woods, and Home Landscape. Deluxe Vellum Edition Complete in Three Volumes

by Robinson, William (Ed.)

Condition: Very Good


London, 1903. First Edition, First Impression . Hardcover. Very Good. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. All three volumes of the deluxe edition, half-bound in vellum over white cloth with gilt titling to spines. Top edges gilt, others untrimmed. 66 tissue-guarded, chromolithographic botanical plates and numerous engravings as called for. Vellum and cloth lightly soiled, spotted and rubbed with bump to spine head of Vol. II and a few corners. Contents clean and fresh except for browning to first 60 pp of Vol. III and minor spotting to some plates. Small hole to one tissue-guard. No bookplates or inscriptions. Vol. I, dated 1903: 324 pp; 18 plates. Vol. II, 1904: 392 pp; 24 plates. Vol. III, 1905: 360 pp; 24 plates. Heavy/oversize set. Standard U.K. postage at default charge but you may receive a request for extra postage for other services; extra costs will not be charged unless agreed.


Multi-volume Set

  • Bookseller: Bath and West Books, PBFA GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 004520
  • Title: Flora and Sylva: A Monthly Review for Lovers of Garden, Woodland, Tree or Flower; New and Rare Plants, Trees, Shrubs, and Fruits; the Garden Beautiful, Home Woods, and Home Landscape. Deluxe Vellum Edition Complete in Three Volumes
  • Author: Robinson, William (Ed.)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition, First Impression
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1903
  • Keywords: Botany; Illustrated; Colour Plates; Nature; Natural History & Rural Life; Antiquarian & Fine Bindings; Botanical Plates; Chromolithographs;
  • Size: Folio - over 12 - 15" tall


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