Florigraphia Britannica; or, Engravings and Descriptions of the Flowering Plants & Ferns of Britain. In Four Volumes. Richard DEAKIN.
Florigraphia Britannica; or, Engravings and Descriptions of the Flowering Plants & Ferns of Britain. In Four Volumes.

Florigraphia Britannica; or, Engravings and Descriptions of the Flowering Plants & Ferns of Britain. In Four Volumes.

London. Hamilton, Adams, and Co.; R. Groombridge and Sons. 1841 1848. Hardcover. 8vo, 22cm, 1304,80,xxix & 136pp.,in 4 volumes, with 85 plates contains 1579 hand coloured illustrations and 46 un coloured, text figures, glossary, indexes, original blind stamped dark green cloth, gilt spine titles, light shelf wear, a very good set (scn). ~ A complete set of "Florigraphia Britannica" originally published in monthly parts over ten years. The entire series of illustrations were drawn by Deakin and hand coloured. "The figure of each species is accompanied with representations of the characteristic parts of fructification delineated from actual dissections of the various organs under the microscope, or to the naked eye of the practical botanist." A still valuable botanical reference. Item #32942

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