Thanks to Evans' brilliant colouring, the detailed engravings of flowers in this volume are among Miles Birket Foster's best illustrations. Edmonds & Remnants were a London book bindery known for these attractive embossed bindings.
Publisher: Routledge, Warne, and Routledge
Edition: First Edition
Date Published: 1860
Place Published: London
Condition: Good +
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: 185 p. 23 cm. Coloured title page and 23 other hand-coloured illustrations by printer Edmund Evans after Foster, all with tissue guards. Full leather with embossed floral and geometric design, signed by Edmonds & Remants. Five raised bands to spine. Gauffered gilt text block edges. Marbled endpapers. Scuffs on rear board. Foxing.