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by Stephen Harris

Illustrated by Robert Thornton

Published by Folio Society. 1st thus. 2008

Fine condition. Very large format. The first ever full-size facsimile of the greatest English florilegium. Quarter-bound in Nigerian goatskin, cloth sides. Front board printed and blocked with design by David Eccles from 'The Night-Blowing Cereus'. 232 pages with 9 preliminary monochrome plates, 5 preliminary colour plates and 29 flower illustrations. Text printed on felt-marked Modigliani Neve paper and plates printed on Modigliani Insize. Green ribbon marker. Coloured top edges. Book Size: 22.5" x 18.25".Commentary volume by Stephen Harris. Presented in solander box, bound in buckram. 128 pages. 12" x 8.25". Of the Limited edition of 1980 copies only 600 have been bound into book form. Due to the size of this book, if posted, it will need to be sent via courier.

Includes 2 loosely inserted prints 'for you to frame'. Copy No. 7. Contained in original packaging from the Folio Society: polystyrene (a little loss and reinforced/repaired with brown tape) and cardboard box. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

Stock no. 1812676


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