London, South Kensington
24 September 2008
EDWARDS, Sydenham Teak(?1769-1819). The New Flora Britannica. London: John Stockdale, 1812. 2 volumes bound in one, 4° (290 x 235mm). 61 hand-coloured engraved plates by Sydenham Teak Edwards (plates 55 and 56 misbound, occasional light mainly marginal staining). Contemporary red straight-grained morocco decorated in gilt and blind, gilt edges (extremities lightly rubbed, some scuffing to lower cover). Provenance: R. Millikens (contemporary bookseller's label); ?James Roberts (early signature on pastedown); Comte Lippens (modern amorial bookplate). Dunthorne 107; Nissen BBI 480; Sitwell Great Flower Books p.93.
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