London, England: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, 1883. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Item #26897
vi + 76 text pages + 16 chromolithographic color plates of these flowers of Switzerland, collated complete; each large color plate is accompanied by a line-drawn tissue identification illustration, which gives the scientific & common name for each flower. Useful separate indices give English, French & the German plant names. Previous owner presentation inscription on front inner endpaper. Approx. 12 1/2" x 15 1/2" size; bound in the original gray-green cloth, with gilt cover & spine titles, all edges gilt. Some edge, tips wear-through and edge-wear to the binding, titles dulled. Color plates very clean and in very good condition.