By Geoffrey Grigson; Handasyde Buchanan
London   Collins
18" by 12.5" viii, 1-20 pp
A beautiful reproduction of Robert John Thornton's important nineteenth century botanical volume, complete with the original striking colour plates.
By Geoffrey Grigson; Handasyde Buchanan

1951 Thornton's Temple of Flora

London   Collins
18" by 12.5" viii, 1-20 pp
A beautiful reproduction of Robert John Thornton's important nineteenth century botanical volume, complete with the original striking colour plates.
£190.00
: 3kgs / : 895F50

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Description

Colour Plates, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding

A striking botanical volume .

When first published in 1807, this work was known for its impressive and distinctive plates, a beautiful work highlighted with scientific and informative descriptions of the flowers depicted.

Illustrated with a colour frontispiece, eleven colour plates, and twenty-two monochrome plates.

Collated, complete.

Robert John Thornton is best known for this ambitious work.

Engraved by Thomas Medland after paintings by Philip Reinagle.

Condition

In the publisher's original half cloth binding, with paper covered boards. Light rubbing to leather back strip label, with light spotting to tail of front board. Spotting to endpapers. Internally, firmly bound. Pages exceptionally clean and bright.

Very Good Indeed

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