Wild Flowers set 200 color floral plates c.1877 Hulme 5 vols. leather booksBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Flower Illustrations- collection of 200 nineteenth century color lithographed floral plates, complete in five leather volumes as issued.
Familiar Wild Flowers, vols. 1-5, Figured and Described by F. Edward Hulme, F.L.S., F.S.A. c.1877, London, Cassell, Petter & Galpin. With 200 floral color plates, each with tissue guard.
Nineteenth century leather bindings, raised gilt bands, red morocco gilt title labels, marbled end papers, all plates with original tissue guards. Set sound, tight and attractive, plates all remain fresh and clean in appearance.Any minor age flaws are easy to forgive or overlook.
Short video captures condition much better than words. Please watch prior to purchase to ensure a clear understanding of the lot. Nicer than typical for the type of binding, contents and era.
Books measure: 7 1/2" H X 5 1/2" W.
Set along shelf measures: 6 1/8".