CURTIS, WILLIAM. 1746-1799.
The Botanical Magazine; or Flower Garden Displayed. London: printed by Stephen Couchman for W. Curtis, 1790-1795.
9 volumes (only). 8vo (242 x 152 mm). 324 hand-colored engraved plates. Period tree calf, red and green morocco spine labels. Pale brown stain to pl 187 and about 5 other plates, a few covers detached, joints cracked.
Provenance: Eliza Lady Smith (armorial bookplates, some ownership inscriptions "Eliza Sykes").
Volumes 1-9 in generally clean and attractive condition, the plates with wide margins. Nissen BBI 2350; Pritzel 2007.
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