William Robinson [ editor ] -Flora and fauna : 3 volume set first editions first impressions A Monthly Review for Lovers of Garden Woodland Tree or Flower; New and Rare Plants Trees Shrubs and Fruits; the Garden Beautiful Home Woods and Home Landscape - published at 17 Furnival street London - Hardbacks half velum deluxe first edition -33 cm x 25 cm - 1903 : 1905
All three volumes of the deluxe first edition first impression firm bindings half-bound in vellum over white cloth with gilt titling to spines. Top edges gilt, others untrimmed. 66 full plate tissue-guarded, chromolithographic botanical plates and numerous engravings as called for. Vellum and cloth boards vellum spines. Contents clean and fresh except for light tan to first 60 pp of Vol. III and minor spotting to some plates. Small hole to one tissue-guard. No bookplates or inscriptions. These are impressive large heavy volumes of the rare deluxe first edition
.Vol. I, dated 1903: 324 pp; 18 plates.
Vol. II, 1904: 392 pp; 24 plates.
Vol. III, 1905: 360 pp; 24 plates.
Exceptional beautiful set of first editions extraordinary colour plates - collectors item
- Number of Books
- Bindings, Collected works, History, Illustrated, Medicine, Natural History, Reference works
- Author/ Illustrator
- William Robinson editor
- Book Title
- Flora and Sylva [deluxe vellum first edition : 3 volume set]
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- Publication year youngest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- 33×25 cm