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The Floral Register; containing figures and descriptions of nearly all tender and hardy plants, which have been lately introduced to, and cultivated in Great Britain. by  Benjamin Maund - First Edition - [1825-1850] - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: biblio5)

The Floral Register; containing figures and descriptions of nearly all tender and hardy plants, which have been lately introduced to, and cultivated in Great Britain.

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The Floral Register; containing figures and descriptions of nearly all tender and hardy plants, which have been lately introduced to, and cultivated in Great Britain.

by Maund, Benjamin

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Simkin and Marshall; Groombridge & Sons, [1825-1850] Two Parts bound in one volume. Small quarto. Engraved half title, Title page Part I, xvi, 240pp; Title page Part II, 13, 144pp. 3066 woodcuts. Contemporary half morocco, gilt, raised bands to spine. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Corners rubbed. Index to Part II and pp141-144 originally published in smaller state (8vo), expertly relaid to quarto.

Comprehensively cataloguing the origins, date of introduction and British gardens and their owners of foreign introductions during the golden age of plant-hunting, the Floral Register was the resource for all newly introduced plants.

Benjamin Maund (1790-1864) botanist and horticulturist, "he prospered as a bookseller, stationer, printer, bookbinder, publisher, and chemist in a combination normal for the time". He experimented with seeds and plants introduced from around the world and particularly with varieties of wheat. Fellow of the Linnean Society. ODNB.

Provenance

From the library of Enid Lucy Robertson (1925-2016), botanist, phycologist & ecologist, Australian plant collector, with her signature to half-title.

Stafleu Taxonomic Literature (2nd) 5715.

Journ. Soc. Bib. Nat. History 3:321.

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Bookseller
Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
biblio5
Title
The Floral Register; containing figures and descriptions of nearly all tender and hardy plants, which have been lately introduced to, and cultivated in Great Britain.
Author
Maund, Benjamin
Book condition
Used - See item description
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Simkin and Marshall; Groombridge & Sons
Place of Publication
London
Date published
[1825-1850]
Keywords
Botany, Plant Hunting, Horticulture, Australasia, Gardening
Bookseller catalogs
Natural HIstory; Gardening; Provenance, Bookplates and Associations; Australasia; Fine Bindings;
Size
Small 4to

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Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.

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morocco
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edges
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spine
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