The paradisus londinensis:or coloured figures of plants cultivated in the vicinity of the metropolis
Salisbury, R. A. (Richard Anthony), 1761-1829
Hooker, William, 1779-1832
Shury, D. N.
London, Printed by D.N. Shury, and published by William Hooker, 1805-1807
Vol. 2 has title: The paradisus londinensis: containing plants cultivated in the vicinity of the metropolis. The descriptions by Richard Anthony Salisbury, the figures by William Hooker ... vol. 2, pt. 1 ... Printed by William Savage ... Vol. 1 was reissued in 1806 with this title.-Stafleu.
Some plates dated 1808.
Copper engravings drawn and engraved by William Hooker who was a pupil of Francis Bauer.
Originally published in monthly pts. Each plate accompanied by sheet of descriptive letterpress.
Sitwell, S. Great flower books, 1700-1900, | p. 75.
Stafleu (2nd) | 10120
Pritzel (2nd) | 8003
Nissen, C. Botanische Buchillustration (2. Aufl.), | 912.
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