Purton, T: A botanical description of British plants in the Midland Counties, in 3 vols. Vol.3 in two parts with two title pages. Vols. 1 & 2: Printed and sold by J. Ward, Stratford-Upon-Avon, 1817; vol. 3: Printed for the author and sold by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London, 1821. Illustrated with 38 hand coloured plates (2 folding). Cont. half leather, with the armorial bookplate of 'Harry Foley Vernon'; Vol. 3, pages viii and 335 are inscribed and Signed by Vernon: Presented to me by the Author, for which I am greatly obliged. Covers little rubbed; hinges of vol.1 cracked; occasional offsetting; Plus Two others: Flora Devoniensis, 1829; And: Flora of Somerset, 1896 (5)
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Auction: The Principal Contents of Alderley House, Tue, 23rd Jul 2019
20 July 2019, 10am - 1pm
21 July 2019, 10am - 1pm
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23 July 2019, from 9am
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