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HOOKER Sir William Jackson (1785-1865), and Robert Kaye GREVILLE (1794-1866). Icones Filicum: ad eas potissimum species illustrandas ... Figures and descriptions of ferns. London, Paris, and Strassburg: Treuttel & Würtz, [1827]-1831-[1832].

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HOOKER Sir William Jackson (1785-1865), and Robert Kaye GREVILLE (1794-1866). Icones Filicum: ad eas potissimum species illustrandas ... Figures and descriptions of ferns. London, Paris, and Strassburg: Treuttel & Würtz, [1827]-1831-[1832].

2° (441 x 283mm). 240 hand-coloured engraved plates by J. Swan after Greville. (Text leaves accompanying plates 92 and 94 loose, lacking text leaves accompanying plates 211 and 212, some very light soiling to a few plates only, without list of subscribers.) Contemporary green half hard-grained morocco, spine in compartments, t.e.g. (extremities slightly worn). Provenance: Castelluci (armorial and monogram). Nissen BBI 929; Stafleu & Cowan 3002.
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