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Hortus Floridus - The Second Book: Contayning a Very Lively and True Description of the Flowers of the Summer, Autumn and Winter: By Crispin Van De Pass

By: Rohde, Eleanour Sinclair (preface)

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, The Cresset Press Ltd.: 1929

Seller ID: 003834

Condition: Good


The text is translated from the Latin by Spencer Savage, and the caliigraphy is by Margaret Shipton. Rectangular super octavo (7 1/2 by 11 1/4 in.). Marbled paper covered boards with titles in gilt on dark green leather spine. Condition: Good, head and tail of spine lightly rubbed, with light shelfwear to covers. Light browning to endpapers. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. The tissue guards to each plate are nearly all present, and are fairly browned. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally lightly shelfworn and lightly browned with some small repaired tears to edges. Two large chunk... View more info