[Blake, William] The Botanic Garden. William. Darwin Blake, Erasmus.

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[Blake, William] The Botanic Garden

London: J. Johnson, 1791, 1791.

First and Third Editions. Large quarto. Two parts. London: J. Johnson, 1791. Two volumes. Part 1, The Economy of Vegetation is the First Edition; Part 2, The Loves of the Plants, is the Third Edition. Bound together in contemporary calf, morocco label on spine. Complete with all 20 plates as called for, some folding, which include five plates by William Blake (ìThe Fertilization of Egyptî being the most widely known). Also present is the binderís instructions bound in between the two volumes on light green paper with directions for placement of the plates. Two full-page frontispiece engravings. Nice fine and firm full calf binding, professionally strengthened.

Price: $2,750.00   Item #1086