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Folio. Bound by Zaehnsdorf in Half vellum and blue cloth. Top edge gilt. With plastic cover and blue card slip case. In near fine condition. Inside rear top edge a few small dots on vellum. A very clean and tight copy. Slip case slightly rubbed at edges, with some marks to covers. 15 plates and frontis with tissue guards and line drawings. Jones, the famous Australian botanical illustrator, set out to paint a modern version of Thornton's 'The Temple Of Flora'. A beautifully made book with stunning botanical illustrations. Sixteen beautiful plates by the artist printed in multi-colour lithography at The Curwen Press Limited, London. Plates printed on a matt coated cartridge made by Bowaters at Sittingbourne, Kent.
Title: Flora Superba. Signed by the artist (Paul Jones) to the limitation page. Wilfred Blunt (text); with a Preface by Sir George Taylor.
Categories: NATURAL HISTORY,
Publisher: The Tryon Gallery. 1971 Limited Edition. Number 301 of 406.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 83872
Keywords: NATURAL HISTORY Jones, Paul (botanical illustrations); Wilfred Blunt (text); George Taylor Flowers Limited Edition, flower painting, Fine binding, Zaehnsdorf leather Flora Superba Signed