BBI 1204; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 4636." /> LINDLEY, JOHN. Rosarum Monographia; or, a Botanical History of Roses. London, 1820. <I>4to, 248 x 137 mm. (enlarged to 280 x 218 mm.), modern morocco; some staining.</I> 19 engraved plates (18 colored), interleaved and extra-illustrated with colored engraved plates, letters, notes, etc. FIRST EDITION, with a note by Charles H. Cave's: "Interleaved copy... with many notes and extracts. It belonged to the Revd. Canon H.M. Ellacombe, Vicar of Britton... At the beginnning is a portrait of and a letter from John Lindley to Canon Ellacombe's father, the Revd. H.T. Ellacombe... The above book was purchsed by me at the sale of Canon Ellacombe's books etc. in May 1916." Nissen <I>BBI</I> 1204; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 4636. | Christie's