CURTIS, William, The Botanical Magazine or Flower-Garden Displayed, 42 vols bound in 10, with interleaved index vol, 1787 - 1816. Text and plates have been bound according to the systematic system, as recommended in the preface to the index, eg Monogynia, hexandria, pentandria, heptandria etc.
Text pages facing plates have been numbered by hand from 1 - 1775, although there are a few more plates as some have been given 'a' and 'b' numbers. Index vol has been adapted for this set. With 1775 hand coloured plates, some folding. Plates are generally very clean. Bindings are in poor condition but text blocks are tight. 10 vols plus index (11) (box)
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