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On the Portraits of English Authors on Gardening with Biographical Notices ... Second Edition, with considerable additions
On the Portraits of English Authors on Gardening with Biographical Notices ... Second Edition, with considerable additions

On the Portraits of English Authors on Gardening with Biographical Notices ... Second Edition, with considerable additions

London: Published by Effingham Wilson, 1830. 8vo. (8 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches). xxxviii, [2],221, [1]pp. Extra-illustrated with small, trimmed portraits of John Tradescant the Elder and John Tradescant the Younger, after Hollar.

Later half green dyed calf and marbled paper covered boards, bound by Sizer, spine with raised bands in six compartments, lettered in gilt, blue endpapers

Provenance: Cripps-Day, Francis Henry (gilt armorial stamp on bottom of spine); Charles A. Ward (armorial bookplate)

A fine extra-illustrated copy of a noted early 19th century work on the history of gardeners and English landscape design.

On these 18th century portraits of the Tradescants, see New Hollstein (German) 1430 and 1431.

Item #35498

Price: $350.00

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