Welcome to Peter Harrington Books

Science, Medicine & Natural History

Rare books including first editions and copies in fine bindings related to science, medicine, and natural history.

1 Item(s)

List Grid

Set Ascending Direction
  1. "The Florist's Guide, and the Cultivator's Directory;"

    "The Florist's Guide, and the Cultivator's Directory;"

    containing coloured figures of the choicest flowers, cultivated by florists; including ranunculas, carnations, picotees, pinks, georginas, polyanthus, auriculas, hyacinths, and tulips, with their descriptions, and an account of the most approved methods of culture.
    First edition of this highly attractive botanical directory, originally published periodically. Wilfrid Blunt describes Edwin Dalton Smith as a "considerable artist of small-scale work" (The Art of Botanical Illustration, 1950, p. 212). He was employed at the Royal Gardens at Kew for many years and contributed illustrations for Sweet's Flora Australasica (1827-1828). Learn More
    £8,750

    Date of Publication: 1827

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 111188

    Reserve

1 Item(s)

List Grid

Set Ascending Direction