The Botanical Magazine or Flower-Garden Displayed by William Curtis Volume 13. Volume 13 - year 1799.
Quarter calf binding in great condition. Corners covered in brown leather, spine in green.
The book appears to have been rebound in the early 1800's with new contemporary end papers. The binding is tight and solid, no cracks. Tight hinges, with minimal bumping and scuffing of the corners and the boards.I would be happy to answer any questions you might have. The volume includes - title page, index and all the plates called for are present within. Very minimal foxing on the text.
The plates are clean and brightly coloured. Thick strong paper throughout the book. Again, please consult the pictures offered. Volume 13 contains plate numbers from 433 to 468 - 36 in all. In recent years the value of the hand coloured flower/plant periodicals has increased and steadily continues to go higher.
With the increased popularity the rate of destruction of these amazing publications are on the rise as well. We advocate conservation and preservation. More and more collectors orient themselves towards collecting the complete volumes as opposed to individual plates - treat the books well and you will be rewarded with better financial return in the future. For bigger selection and more information.The item "1799 Curtis Botanical Magazine 36 Hand Coloured Flower Plates Complete Volume 13" is in sale since Thursday, March 28, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "zandop" and is located in Okotoks, Alberta. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.