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Hortus Floridus. The First Book. Contayninge a very lively and true Description of the Flowers of the Springe

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Hortus Floridus. The First Book. Contayninge a very lively and true Description of the Flowers of the Springe

by Van De Pass, Crispin [Crispin De Pass]

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London: Cresset Press, 1928. Edition limited to 500 copies on mould-made paper of which this is #230. With a Preface by Eleanor Sinclair Rohde and calligraphy by Margaret Shipton, 41 full-page b&w illustrations reproduced from the original seventeenth century copperplate engravings. New black half-leather, gilt lettering to spine, over marbled boards (edgeworn). Limited edition #230/ 500

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Hortus Floridus. The First Book. Contayninge a very lively and true Description of the Flowers of the Springe
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Van De Pass, Crispin [Crispin De Pass]
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