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.
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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- 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.
- Maund, Benjamin
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- Simkin and Marshall; Groombridge & Sons
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- Botany, Plant Hunting, Horticulture, Australasia, Gardening
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