Alfred Adlard - Florist’s Journal and Gardener’s Record - 1847

Description
Alfred Adlard - Florist’s Journal and Gardener’s Record - 1847
Botany, Illustrated - Quantity: 1 - Hand coloured illustrations - Book

The cultivation of rare orchids and other beautiful garden flowers and plants.
Lavishly illustrated with at least 13 hand-coloured plates by nineteenth century artist, Alfred Adlard and also black and white engravings in the text. All signed at the bottom.
The book is undated but thought to have been published in 1847.
Comprehensive dictionary of fruit and vegetables at the back.
Very nicely bound in dark green leather with decorative marbling to the front. Gilt lettering on the spine. Leather bumped on the corners otherwise the cover is very well preserved for a book of this great age, the spine is good and all the pages are secure. Decorated page edges. Two in Roman numerals on the spine.
Slight foxing on some pages, see photos.
Some rubbed out pencil writing faintly seen on inside cover and writing on first page ‘For Avril, because she is going away, from Charles’.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Botany, Illustrated
Author/ Illustrator
Alfred Adlard
Book Title
Florist’s Journal and Gardener’s Record
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1847
Edition
1st Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Groombridge and Sons, London
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Extras
Hand coloured illustrations
Number of pages
350
Dimensions
22×14 cm
Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 50,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in