AMERICAN FLORA. STRONG, ASA B. The American Flora, or History of Plants and Wild Flowers. New York: Strong & Burdick, 1847-49-49-50.<BR />
Lot 2107
AMERICAN FLORA. STRONG, ASA B. The American Flora, or History of Plants and Wild Flowers. New York: Strong & Burdick, 1847-49-49-50.
US$ 1,200 - 1,800
£710 - 1,100
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AMERICAN FLORA.
STRONG, ASA B. The American Flora, or History of Plants and Wild Flowers. New York: Strong & Burdick, 1847-49-49-50.
4 volumes. 4to (245 x 179 mm). Each volume with hand-colored frontispiece and additional title, 188 (of ?) lithographed plates, all hand-colored. Original gilt-stamped purple morocco, a.e.g. rebacked, two vols preserving original spine. Infrequent foxing, some plates toned, ownership signature to title of last three volumes, shelfwear, original spines dry.

A relatively attractive copy of this work that is often found in poor condition. The plate count seems to vary slightly with each copy.
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