Publisher London, England Groombridge and Sons 1879
Seller ID 007278
Printed by J. E. Adlard, Bartholomew Close, London, printer of numerous botany-themed books. 7.5 x 4.75 inches. Deep blue buckram binding with gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and spine. The front board with an elaborate and charming color design of a window with window box and various flowers. The decorative spine discolored by age to an olive drab. Moderately bumped and abraded spine head and tail, and corners. Hinges strong. Text block solidly bound in. A.E.G. With iv and 204 numbered pages, including two chromolithograph plates in vibrant color and numerous B&W wood engravings. Also with about 32 unnumbered pages of publisher's adverts. Slight foxing to the preliminaries. Else very clean and rather tight copy. No remainder marks. Respectfully read. A Good Plus copy.