London, South Kensington
6 April 2001
LOUDON, Jane Webb. The Ladies' Flower-Garden of Ornamental Annuals, London: William Smith, 1844. 4° (285 x 220mm.), half title, 48 hand-coloured lithographed plates (plate 10 with short marginal tear, plate 17 detached, soiled at margin and frayed, some very light mainly marginal spotting and staining, a few plates misbound), original green pictorial cloth gilt (worn and stained, covers detached, lacks spine), early signature of "Balgowan" on front free endpaper. Second edition. cf. Nissen BBI 1234; Pritzel 5632.
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