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.
1812. 305x245mm, total 503pp, 61 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.
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