Collection of plates from "The New Botanic Garden"

Edwards, Sydenham. Collection of plates from "The New Botanic Garden". G. Kearsley, London 1805-06. 4to, printed on thick paper, fine hand-colored plates engraved by Sansom from drawings by Sydenham Edwards. There are 60 plates in the full work, most of volume 2 of the work, with 25 plates of flower in color, and 4 b&w plates of green & ice houses, etc. The illustrations have mostly two plants per page, occasionally three, and are very handsome indeed. In the full work, the plants run alphabetically from Acanthus mollis; this volume runs approximately from Ixia Chinensis to Wachendorfia paniculata. "The New Botanic Garden" was published by Stockdale, London 1812. Item #7446

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