11-12-2017 11-12-2017
Skinner Auctions
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3040B Boston
November 12, 2017 11:00 AMCalender

Botany, Five Titles in Ten Volumes

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3040B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 12, 2017 11:00AM


Botany, Five Titles in Ten Volumes, Including: Thomas Green's Universal Herbal; or, Botanical, Medical, and Agricultural Dictionary, Liverpool: Nuttall, Fisher, & Co., 1816, [and] London: the Caxton Press by Henry Fisher, 1820, two large quarto volumes illustrated with hand-colored extra titles and plates throughout, bound in uniform contemporary half leather; Joseph Breck's The Young Florist, Boston: Russell, Odiorne, & Co., 1833, illustrated with wood engravings, leather spine, publisher's printed paper boards; The Floricultural Cabinet and Florists' Magazine, London: [various printers], 1840-1855, five volumes, illustrated with dozens of colored plates, bound in uniform cloth; Amos Eaton's Manual of Botany, Albany: by Websters & Skinners, 1822, octavo, full contemporary sheepskin; and Louisa Anne Twamley's Romance of Nature, London: Tilt, 1839, octavo, third edition, illustrated with hand-colored botanical plates, bound in full green morocco, gilt-tooled extra, a.e.g. (10)
Estimate $400-600

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Amos Eaton, Joseph Breck, Henry Fisher, Louisa Anne Twamley, Nuttall, London