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    Sale 5428

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 330

    EDWARDS, Sydenham Teak (c.1768-1819). The Botanical Register. London: James Ridgway, 1828-1832. Volumes XIV-XVIII only (of 33), 8° (239 x 148 mm). c. 434 hand-coloured engraved plates, many folding (a couple of plates with some soiling & offsetting, the vast majority fresh and clean). Contemporary green calf (boards scuffed and worn, joints rubbed). Edwards was encouraged as a botanical artist by William Curtis, and worked for twenty-seven years as an artist for Curtis' Botanical Magazine (cf. lot 328). In 1815, Edwards left the Botanical Magazine to start his own periodical, The Botanical Register. Sold with a set of odd volumes with botanical plates, mostly hand-coloured. Sold as a periodical, not subject to return. (12)

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    EDWARDS, Sydenham Teak (c.1768-1819). The Botanical Register. London: James Ridgway, 1828-1832. Volumes XIV-XVIII only (of 33), 8° (239 x 148 mm). c. 434 hand-coloured engraved plates, many folding (a couple of plates with some soiling & offsetting, the vast majority fresh and clean). Contemporary green calf (boards scuffed and worn, joints rubbed). Edwards was encouraged as a botanical artist by William Curtis, and worked for twenty-seven years as an artist for Curtis' Botanical Magazine (cf. lot 328). In 1815, Edwards left the Botanical Magazine to start his own periodical, The Botanical Register. Sold with a set of odd volumes with botanical plates, mostly hand-coloured. Sold as a periodical, not subject to return. (12)


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