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CURTIS'S BOTANICAL MAGAZINE; OR, Flower-Garden Displayed. vols 37- 40 & 43-47 [xxxvii - xl & xliii - xlvii] Together 9 Volumes bound in 7. [c. 600 Hand-Coloured plates]


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An excellent run with particularly generous margins and bright plates. 1813-1814 & 1816-1820; vols. 37-40 (bound in 2 vols.) & vols. 43-47, together 9 vols. bound in 7. 598 hand-coloured engraved plates of which some folding, plts. 1502-1680 & 1771-2188 [inc. plt. 1888A & 1888B] and one uncoloured plate. Each volume with title page and index. As stated wide margins - leaf size 155 x 250mm, for instance instruction for cancelled leafs printed in the upper margin are retained e.g. page 1912. All plates are bound with the original pale blue tissue guards. Contemporary, green half morocco bindings, lightly rubbed, spines faded to tan-green, a few corners bumped and edges rubbed. Contents clean and tight, plates generally very clean and bright, occasional spotting and light offsetting, mostly to tissue guards. Original end-papers, no inscriptions. An excellent early run of this most famous of all botanical periodicals. [Nissen BBI 2350]

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