Lovely set. Edwards illustrated most of the first 27 years of Curtis’s Botanical Magazine, from 1788 to 1814, and these pages are twice that size.
$5,000.00 inc GST
1812. 305x245mm, total 503pp, 60 full-page colour plates, a small amount of toning on pp and plates, and a little offsetting on text pp. The plates are printed on a different, thicker, cream and coloured stock than the text pages. Binding is full calf in fine condition, with gilt embossed design around the edges; spine has 5 raised bands with gilt text on leather labels, one deep red and one olive green. Small repair to top of half-title page in vol 1.