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The paradisus londinensis

or coloured figures of plants cultivated in the vicinity of the metropolis

Published by Printed by D.N. Shury, and published by William Hooker in London .
Written in English.

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Edition Notes

Vol. 2 has title: The paradisus londinensis: containing plants cultivated in the vicinity of the metropolis. The descriptions by Richard Anthony Salisbury, the figures by William Hooker ... vol. 2, pt. 1 ... Printed by William Savage ... Vol. 1 was reissued in 1806 with this title.-Stafleu.

Some plates dated 1808.

Copper engravings drawn and engraved by William Hooker who was a pupil of Francis Bauer.

Originally published in monthly pts. Each plate accompanied by sheet of descriptive letterpress.

Sitwell, S. Great flower books, 1700-1900, p. 75.

Stafleu (2nd) 10120

Pritzel (2nd) 8003

Nissen, C. Botanische Buchillustration (2. Aufl.), 912.

LIBRARY COPY LACKS: title page for vol. 2; bound in green half calf binding with marbled paper sides.

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2 v. in 1, [119] leaves of plates (4 folded) :
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