History of Bible Plants
1878, with ten lithographs by Walter Hood Fitch
Undated . First edition. Hardback bound in the original green cloth with gilt titling and design to spine and upper board.18.5 × 11cm, ix + 256pp , 2pp ads.
Full title: Bible Plants: Their History, with a Review of the Opinions of Various Writers Regarding their Identification
This title by an ex-curator of Kew Gardens describes the plants, flowers and herbs that are in the Bible, often with reference to the relevant chapter and verse, including grass, corn, herbs, trees, shrubs etc. This edition is illustrated with ten lithographs by Walter Hood Fitch, a Scottish botanical artist.
This copy is in good plus condition. The green cloth is quite bright with a few marks and scuffs. The inner binding is pulled and weakening at the start of the book but generally sound through the rest. The pages clean if a little age-toned in places. All plates present as per the plate index. A previous owner's pencil signature and stamp is present to the ffep (Colonel Paget).
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