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Boudoir Botany, Or the Parlor Book of Flowers, Comprising the History, Description and Colored Engravings of 24 Exotic Flowers, 24 Wild Flowers of America and 12 Trees with Fruits by  M.D  John M. - Hardcover - First edition - 1847 - from Thorn Books (SKU: 17159)

Boudoir Botany, Or the Parlor Book of Flowers, Comprising the History, Description and Colored Engravings of 24 Exotic Flowers, 24 Wild Flowers of America and 12 Trees with Fruits

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Boudoir Botany, Or the Parlor Book of Flowers, Comprising the History, Description and Colored Engravings of 24 Exotic Flowers, 24 Wild Flowers of America and 12 Trees with Fruits

by Newman, John M., M.D

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1847. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Small 4to. i-ix,(9),19-296pp. Modern full brown morocco. Spine in six compartments with raised bands, tooled in blind, brown leather lettering labels, gilt; boards tooled in blind; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers. Illustrated with 64 hand colored, tissue-guarded lithographic plates, 60 of which are individual blooms with facing letterpress descriptions; the remaining four plates illustrate the preliminary general botany discussion. Light foxing to the letterpress and the tissue guards and a couple of the plates, but the rest of the plates are fine and bright with vivid coloring. A near fine copy and quite scarce. This title begins with a general introduction to botany followed by colored illustrations and floral descriptions. U.S. Color Plates Books, p. 83.

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Bookseller
Thorn Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
17159
Title
Boudoir Botany, Or the Parlor Book of Flowers, Comprising the History, Description and Colored Engravings of 24 Exotic Flowers, 24 Wild Flowers of America and 12 Trees with Fruits
Author
Newman, John M., M.D
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Brothers
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1847
Bookseller catalogs
Rare Books;

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All books returnable for any reason within seven days, providing only that they are received in the same condition as shipped. Shipments to an Arizona address must add appropriate sales tax. Libraries billed.

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About Thorn Books

Thorn Books offers antiquarian, rare and out-of-print books. Frequently updated catalogues are available online in our specialty areas: King Arthur; Early Britain; Western Americana; California; Literature; and Rare Books. We are open by appointment only. Thorn Books is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers of American (ABAA), the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB), and the Independent League of Online Booksellers (IOBA).

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
spine
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