COLOURED ENGRAVINGS OF HEATHS

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Lot 28

Andrews, H.c.

COLOURED ENGRAVINGS OF HEATHS

27 by 43cm.

R50 000 – R70 000

First edition. The hand-coloured drawings were taken from living plants with full description and details of the plant. Text in Latin and English. Full red leather with ruled and foliated decoration to cover boards, spine has heavily foliated decorated panels with dark red labels and banded spines, marbled endpapers, internal hinge crack, foxing to title page of Vol. 1, sparkling gilt edges. Each figure is accompanied by dissections of several parts of the plant, magnified where necessary, according to the Linnaen System. A magnificent pair of books. (2)

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