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An Illustrated Catalogue of British Plants. by C. E. Sowerby - 1st Edition - 1841 - from Roz Hulse and Biblio.com

An Illustrated Catalogue of British Plants.: An Illustrated Catalogue of British Plants, arranged according to the natural orders; in which the two systems are combined by reference to "English Botany," the works of Sir J. E. Smith, Hooker, Lindley, Macreight, and De Candolle.

by C. E. Sowerby

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Sowerby. Charles Edward. An Illustrated Catalogue of British Plants, arranged according to the natural orders; in which the two systems are combined by reference to "English Botany," the works of Sir J. E. Smith, Hooker, Lindley, Macreight, and De Candolle. London. 1841. Printed for the Author, 3 Mead Place , Westminster Road, Lambeth, London. 1st. Edition. 12mo. Contemporary half morocco over marbled boards, 5 raised bands, gilt decoration and red, gilt label piece. Title, Introduction [7] - 8, pp [9] - 60 listing plants with 52 pages of hand coloured plates, six to a page, illustrating 312 plants, by the authors son J. E. Sowerby . The catalogue was issued in monthly parts and these pages are parts 1-6 listing and illustrating Class1 Vasculares, Subclass 1 Dicotyledones, Division 1 Dichlamydeae, 1 Polypetalous, Order 1 Ranunculaceae to Order 26 Saxifrageae Binding rubbed at edges, in good clean order. Pages have very light age tone to edges, lacks the half title and monthly wrappers. Good strong print throughout and the colouring of the illustrations have been completed with a fine hand. Scarce.


  • Bookseller: Roz Hulse GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 93002
  • Title: An Illustrated Catalogue of British Plants.
  • Author: C. E. Sowerby
  • Illustrator: J. E. Sowerby - 52 pages of hand coloured plates, six to a page,
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Printed for the Author
  • Place: 3 Mead Place , Westminster Road, Lambeth, London.
  • Date published: 1841
  • Keywords: Botany, Hand Coloured Pplates
  • Bookseller catalogs: Natural_History;
  • Subjects: NATURE / General; NATURE / Plants;
  • Size: 12mo


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