The Universal Herbal; or, Botanical, Medical, and Agricultural Dictionary, containing an account of all the known plants in the world, arranged according to the Linnean system. Second
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edition, revised and improved. London, Caxton Press, 1824 (-28). 2 volumes. 4to (260 x 206mm). pp. (4), 790; 885, 56, with 3 stipple-engraved handcoloured frontispieces and 106 handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary full calf, gilt decorated spines with black and red gilt-lettered label, sides with gilt borderline (joint of frontcover of first volume splitting).
The plates are finely coloured and show flowers, fruit, vegetables and green houses
Second edition. The particularly attractive stipple-engraved allegorical frontispieces are by W.M Craig and engraved by R. Hicks. The plates are finely coloured and show flowers, fruit, vegetables and green houses. There are several plants to a plate. An unusual fresh copy of this work.
Great Flower Books 58; Nissen BBI, 754.