A Monograph on the British Grasses

£275.00

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Description

[000061] Graves, George, A Monograph on the British Grasses, George Graves, London, 1822, First Edition, Good. Half Morocco and Cloth, 8vo. v, [80], forty-eight hand-coloured plates.

Half-morocco and cloth, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, author to fourth and date to foot of sixth panel, t.e.g., marbled endpapers.

Slightly rubbed to extremities. Internally a neat repair to fore-edge of title, with three plates and three pages of text having old sellotape repairs, one plate with a replaced fore-edge, the other two the tape residue is just catching the images, with one of the text pages suffering some loss to the first word of about ten lines. The rest of the plates are generally fairly bright and clean.

Original wrappers bound in at rear (front and rear wrapper of part one with replaced fore-edges and a tape repair to rear wrapper), others quite clean.

Pritzel 3519, uncommon, four locations on COPAC

£275