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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 143

    MEREDITH, Louisa Anne Twamley (1812-1895). The Romance of Nature; or, The Flower-Seasons Illustrated. London: Charles Tilt, 1836. 8°. Half title, additional hand-coloured lithographed title and 26 plates (some very light spotting and staining). Original green pictorial cloth decorated in gilt and blind, gilt edges (extremities rubbed). Provenance: early inscriptions on front free endpaper. FIRST EDITION. Nissen BBI 1338 (citing an edition of 1836 published by Bogue).

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    MEREDITH, Louisa Anne Twamley (1812-1895). The Romance of Nature; or, The Flower-Seasons Illustrated. London: Charles Tilt, 1836. 8°. Half title, additional hand-coloured lithographed title and 26 plates (some very light spotting and staining). Original green pictorial cloth decorated in gilt and blind, gilt edges (extremities rubbed). Provenance: early inscriptions on front free endpaper. FIRST EDITION. Nissen BBI 1338 (citing an edition of 1836 published by Bogue).

    With another natural history book ("Holland's Flowers"), published by Ackermann. (2)


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