London, South Kensington
30 November 2001
STEP, Edward. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse, London: Frederick Warne & Co., and New York, 1896-97.
4 volumes, 8° (236 x 161mm.), chromolithographed frontispiece in each volume and 312 plates, plates 165 and 166 and corresponding text (pp. 341-344) bound in 3 times (plate 286 starting to detach, small parts of tissue guards stuck to text of about 4 leaves, very few light spots), contemporary green half morocco, spine decorated gilt in compartments and lettered in 2 (lightly rubbed, spine of vol. I very lightly faded).
FIRST EDITION. Nissen BBI 1887. (4)
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