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Written by C. Pierpoint Johnson. Illustrated by John E. Sowerby.
Stock no. 2140438
Published by John Van Voorst. Circa 1863. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth. All edges gilt. Gilt titles. Re-issue: to which is now added a supplement containing 180 figures of lately discovered flowering plants by John W. Salter and the ferns, horsetails, and club-mosses by John Sowerby. Hand-coloured plates. It appears that the spine has been at some time repaired and strengthened; couple of small old splits to spine are still showing. White tape to joints, from repair. Bookplate to front endpaper. All plates are present. Some plates have foxing to edges, but most are just browned. Foxing to some page margins.

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Written by Edward Forbes; Sylvanus Hanley.
Stock no. 2133307
Published by John Van Voorst. 1st 1853. Almost very good condition.

Leather spines and corners. Maroon title blocks to spines, gilt titles. Marbled outer page edges and endpapers. 203 hand-coloured plates. Bookplates of 'The Wheelton hind Collection 1920' to front pastedown of each book. Rear join at rear of Volume 1 (on outside); leather has split, but still holding together well. Some scuffs and chips of leather spines and corners. Foxing to prelims of books; some margin marks; page browning. Hand-coloured illustrations are still nice and bright.

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Written by Joseph Dickinson.
Stock no. 597717
Published by John Van Voorst. 1st 1851. Very good condition.

Purple cloth. Gilt title to spine. 166 pages. Bound with Supplement to the Flora of Liverpool 1855, 28 pages. Rebacked with original spine laid down. Spine and cover edges browned. Bookplate to front pastedown. Title page browned else contents very good.

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