11-13-2011 11-13-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2571B Boston
November 13, 2011 11:00 AMCalender
241

(Botanical)

$1,896$1,600
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2571B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 13, 2011 11:00AM

Description:

(Botanical), The Botanist: Containing Accurately Coloured Figures of Tender and Hardy Ornamental Plants, London: R. Groombridge, [1837-42], edited by Benjamin Maund and J.S. Henslow, five volumes, diced calf, with numerous hand-colored plates heightened with gum arabic, small 4to, (some age-typical shelf wear and light bumping, owner's name to flyleaf, Vol. I with presentation inscription to endpaper, minor soiling).
Estimate $1,400-1,800

Keywords

Botanist, London, Benjamin Maund, J.S. Henslow