London, South Kensington
24 September 2008
The Moral of Flowers Illustrated by Coloured Drawings. MANUSCRIPT in verse. n.p., c.1850. 4° (267 x 222mm). 67pp. 29 (of 44) charming watercolour drawings on card of garden and hedgerow flowers (many drawings loose, occasional very light soiling). Contemporary morocco gilt (worn, covers and spine detached). Sold not subject to return.
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