Flowers-botany-botanical Color Plates-field & Forest-natural History-1st 1882-vg For Sale
FANTASTIC AND QUITE LOVELY, ORIGINAL FIRST EDITION "FLOWERS OF THE FIELD AND FOREST"
DESCRIPTIVE TEXT BY REV. A. B. HERVEY, FROM ORIGINAL WATER-COLOR
DRAWINGS AFTER NATURE BY ISAAC SPRAGUE. PUBLISHED IN BOSTON: S. E.
CASSINO, D. LOTHROP & CO., 1882 FIRST. This stunning and
colorful folio has 14 botanical plates; chromolithographs that are
printed on one side only, several with the original tissue guards and all
plates are absolutely spectacular. The color graphic plates are accompanied with
important text and numerous extracts from "Longfellow, Lowell, Bryant, Emerson, And Others," to present a gorgeous book that will brighten your
spirits, help you to think spring and gardening, and is a very scarce nineteenth century volume that is a very worthy
acquisition indeed. This 19th century volume published by S. E. Cassino is very difficult to find and is a gem of a folio. Tucked inside the pages were 2 newspaper articles about plants and a hand written page about a house fire, [please see image].Flowers
pictured include: Blood-Root; The Pasture Thistle; The Partridge Berry;
The Arethusa; The Pitcher Plant; The Galax-Leaved Shortia; The Arrow
Head; The Pale Laurel; The Meadow Beauty; The Bur-Marigold; The Climbing
Hemp Week; The White Bay; The Cardinal Flower; and The Blue Stemmed
Golden-Rod. Each color plate; each chromolithograph is absolutely
pristine and suitable for framing. Condition:
Hardbound folio in gold boards with black and gilt lettering, and
floral design mid front cover, gilt lettering on spine, and gilt edges
all around. This beautiful flower album is in very good condition with
the following. Some outer shelf wear, top and bottom of spine are
scuffed [please see images], one page is loose, the newspaper articles
have left some overlay hardly worth the mention, one front end paper has
a water mark at the top edge; all in all this volume is in very good condition and internally fresh.Payment and Shipping:
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