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SOWERBY, JOHN EDWARD
English Botany; or, Coloured Figures of British Plants. Edited by John T. Boswell Syme. Illustrated by John Edward Sowerby. London: Robert Hardwicke, 1863-1902.

13 vols., including supplement. 4to, 3/4 red morocco over matching cloth, gilt-lined, gilt-lettered spines, marbled endpapers, t.e.g. Third edition. With 1,937 engraved plates, nearly all hand-colored. Front board detached on four vols., with some loss to spine; text block and f.f.e.p. detached to vol. 1; boards rubbed with some loss at corners to most vols.; some foxing to preliminaries; otherwise plates are in very fine condition.
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124: SOWERBY, JOHN EDWARD. English Botany; or, Coloured

Estimate $1,000 - $2,000Nov 15, 2011
Starting Price $500
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