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British Wild FlowersSowerby's British Wild Flowers

Described, with an introduction and key to the natural order by C. Pierpoint Johnson

Second Edition, 1863.

Contains a lovely frontispiece and 86 superb handcoloured steel engraved plates. Handsome contemporary full gilt morocco, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, two nineteenth century ownership inscriptions (one dated 1863), an occasional spot, otherwise a fine crisp copy.

Published to great acclaim, this is the expanded reissue of Sowerby's classic work on British Wild Flowers, "to which is now added a supplement containing 180 figures of lately discovered flowering plants by John W. Salter, ALS, FGS and the Ferns, Horsetails and Club-mosses by John E. Sowerby".

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