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5 volumes. Hardbacks, Approx 8 x 5 inches. In bright green cloth covers with decorative gilt lettering to spines and fronts. Gilt and black decoration and colour flower illustrated designs to front boards. Blind embossed decoration to rears. Speckled page edges. Plain endpapers. (Vol.5 has Yellow endpapers.) Stunning bright set. In very good conditions. Corners a little bumped and rubbed, Inscription on each second blank page. Some spots and mild foxing to some pages. Small teat lower edge front endpaper on volume I. Else a very clean and tight set. Colour plates are bright. Beautifully illustrated and detailed descriptions of familiar wild flowers. Each vol has short summaries of the flowers to be covered in detail in the following pages. Each volume has at least 40 colour plates (200 total). A couple have a few more. Many b&w text illustrations. With decorative Head and tail pieces.
Title: Familiar Wild Flowers. Figured and Described by F. Edward Hulme. With Coloured plates. Five Volumes Complete. (First to Fifth Series.)
Publisher: London, Cassell & Company. n.d. 1900:
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Seller ID: 81498
Keywords: NATURAL HISTORY::Botany F. EDWARD HULME, Familiar Wild Flowers, illustrated, plants art noveau -style, colour plates, summaries, flora, botany, flowers, plants, gardening, horticulture, five