London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., No date [between 1878 – 1881]. Cloth. Ex-library. 8vo; 15pp + [61pp]; blind-stamped border to brown cloth, gilt-stamped title and author to front board; Peabody Institute, Peabody, Mass. bookplate to front pastedown with presentation date of Dec. 1881; purple library stamp to title page; 12pp of text with instructions on reproducing the flower plates attached in the book; ffep cracked 1” from head; 20 floral chromolithographed plates tipped in with sheet guards between, each with library stamp to verso; light scuffing to boards; near fine. Near fine. Item #558
Published date based on publisher name used from 1878-1883, and front bookplate presentation date of 1881. Beautiful floral illustrations. Library de-accessioning has been established.