The Genus Iris. With forty-seven coloured drawings by F.H. Round, one coloured plate of seeds by Miss R.M. Cardew and thirty line drawings by C.W. Johnson.

  • Dykes, William Rickatson
  • Cambridge: At the University Press 1913

£350

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Description

FIRST EDITION, folio, pp. [viii], 245, [1] + 48 chromolithograph plates. Original deluxe half black pebbled morocco, green cloth boards, front board and spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt and others untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Lightly foxed throughout. Extremities a little rubbed, a few small marks. Armorial bookplate of Gerald Beach Brooks to front pastedown.

Notes

The first edition of an important work, also issued in a plainer cloth binding.

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