1951 Thornton's Temple of Flora with Plates faithfully reproduced from the original engravings and the work described by Geoffrey Grigson with Bibliographical Notes by Handasyde Buchanan
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Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper
This work features 'Thornton's Temple of Flora' by Geoffrey Grigson, 'Bibliographical Notes' by Handasyde Buchanan, and 'Botanical Notes' by William T. Stearn. A delightful work of botanical illustrations, with bright and vibrant plates throughout. With 12 tipped-in colour plates, and 24 black and white plates. Collated complete. In the publisher's original half cloth binding, with paper covered boards, and calf spine labels. Held in the original unclipped dustwrapper.
In the publisher's original half cloth binding, held in the original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally smart, with light shelfwear to the extremities. Rubbing to each of the spine labels, with loss to the gilt. Spotting to the front and rear pastedown and endpapers. The dustwrapper is sound. Chipping to the head and tail of the spine and also to the extremities, with several small closed tears. Rubbing to the front and rear joints and also to the flyleaf joints, with two small closed tears to the rear flyleaf joint. Small mark to the rear of the wrap. Offsetting internally to the wrap. Internally firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with scattered spots.
Very Good Indeed
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