Lot 27 of 175:
The Ladies' Flower Garden of Ornamental Bulbous Plants  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$900
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,000

Title:
The Ladies' Flower Garden of Ornamental Bulbous Plants
Author:
Loudon, Mrs. [Jane Webb]
Place:
London
Publisher:
William S. Orr & Co.
Date:
[c.1841]
Description:

[2], x, 270 pages. Illustrated with 58 hand colored plates. Quarto, brown leather hardcover ruled in blind with gilt tooled decorations on boards and on the edges verso of covers. 5 raised bands, gilt decorations and title on spine; all edges gilt; reddish marbled end papers.

Donated by David A Hamilton & Kenneth Mallory, Stone Mountain, GA.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Former institutional copy from Cogswell College Library with label on front paste down and stamp on contents page. Leather is rubbed on joints, corners, head and base of spine and boards. Pages 2 and 3 have a large closed tear with no missing content.
 
Item number:
252136
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