Livres XVIIIe siècle

Darwin, Erasmus : The Botanic Garden

A Poem in Two Parts. Part I containing The Economy of Vegetation. Part II. The Loves of The Plants. With Philosophical Notes
J. Johnson, London, 1795. Leather cover. Third Edition. xx, 217 ; 124 ; iv, 200pp ::Illustrated with engraved frontispieces and 18 other plates including 1 fold out ::280mm x 230mm (11" x 9") ::Bound as a single volume G : in Good condition. Covers rubbed and bumped. Repair to 2 inch tear from spine on frontis engraving. 2 inch tear to fold out plate below crease but not impacting on illustration. Offsetting from some of the plates. Occasional browning and slight darkening to page ends but overall contents bright and clear. Tightly bound. Heraldic bookplate of ’Finborough Library’ and previous owner’s bookplate on paste down.