Great Flower Books 1700 – 1900. – Sitwell S. and Blunt W.

Sitwell S. and Blunt W.


Publisher: The Atlantic Monthly Press. New York. 1990
ID: 47978 Categories: , ,


4to, XI, 189pp. Hardcover in dark blue cloth covered boards and pale green front and rear pictorial d/w both in excellent near fine condition, now protected by clear archival covering, text and all colour plates in excellent condition printed on glossy 106-pound Espel Matte paper with no prior owner annotations in the book. A superb and authoritative text with 51 exquisite full-page, full-colour illustrations, renowned as the most comprehensive illustrated guide to collectible colorplate flower books ever published. It contains an incomparable selection of reproductions of botanical prints, revealing the true artistic and scientific scope of the Golden Age of Botanical Illustration.