11 - 13 July 2000
HARVEY, William Henry (1811-1866). Phycologia Britannica: or, a history of British Sea-weeds. London: Reeve & Benham, 1846-1851.
3 volumes in four, large 4° (307 x 228mm). 360 hand-coloured lithographic plates, most by or after Harvey. (Occasional light spotting.) 19th-century brown morocco gilt by Riviere, covers panelled, spines in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in the second and third, the others with repeat decoration, gilt turn-ins, gilt edges (spines faded, some scuffing to spines and extremities).
A FINE LARGE PAPER COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION, second issue with titles dated '1846-51'. Stafleu & Cowan 2439. (4)
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