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The Floricultural Cabinet, and Florist's Magazine.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
389
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

The Floricultural Cabinet, and Florist's Magazine. London, 1833-1850.
Volumes one through seventeen only (of twenty-seven) bound in fourteen small octavo volumes, illustrated with eleven additional titles, 204 of 205 plates; seventy-three colored lithographs; 163 hand-colored engravings (six of which are folding); numerous advertisement leaves, some printed on colored paper; volume ten lacking the title and volume seventeen lacking the final plate; in two different bindings, as such: volumes one through ten in later half brown morocco, 8 x 5 1/4 in.; volumes eleven through seventeen in contemporary half calf, 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. (14)
This illustrated periodical was edited by Joseph Harrison, head gardener to Lord Wharncliffe at Wortley Hall near Sheffield, his sons picked the work up for subsequent publications on the same subject.
Estimate $500-700


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Floricultural Cabinet, Florist, London, Wortley Hall, Joseph Harrison, head gardener

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