CURTIS, William (1746-1799). - Ernest NELMES and William CUTHBERTSON (compilers)
Curtis's Botanical Magazine dedications 1827-1927 portraits and biographical notes
London: published for the Royal Horticultural Society by Bernard Quaritch, . 8vo. (9 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches). Half-title, title vignette. 100 full-page illustrations.
Original brown cloth, covers blocked in blind, the flat spine lettered in gilt and with horizontal fillets in blind
A particularly fine copy of this valuable reference work.
This volume was issued as a supplemental volume to the Botanical Magazine. It contains images and detailed biographies of the luminaries from all walks of life that had been singled out for the honour of having a volume of the annual magazine dedicated to them: their single uniting factor is their love of plants.