WOOSTER, David (1824-1888)
Alpine Plants: Figures and Descriptions of Some of the Most Striking and Beautiful of the Alpine Flowers ... Second edition ... [With:] ... Second series.
London: George Bell & Sons, 1874. 2 volumes, 8vo. (9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches). 108 chromolithographed plates.
Contemporary full black morocco, spines with raised bands in six compartments, lettered in the second and fourth, morocco doublures, marbled endpapers, gilt edges
A charming illustrated work on flowering high-latitude plants in a lovely full morocco binding.
Wooster had worked under Loudon for many years, and later edited new editions of Hortus Britanniucus and his Encyclopedia of Plants; Alpine Plants was his only original published work. This set complete with both first series (second edition) and second series (first edition).
Nissen BBI 2186; Sitwell, Great Flower Books p. 152.