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HILL, JOHN. Exotic Botany illustrated, in thirty-five figures of curious and elegant plants: explaining the Sexual System; and tending to give some new lights into the Vegetable Philosophy. London: Printed at the expence of the author, 1759.
Folio, 480 x 300 mm., new half calf gilt in eighteenth-century style and old marbled paper, uncut, most plate sheets with pale foxing and spotting.
FIRST EDITION. 35 handcolored engraved plates, unsigned.
Great Flower Books, p. 59; Henrey 806; Nissen BBI 879; Stafleu & Cowen TL2 2271.
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