The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Author(s): WJ Bean

Rare & Collectable | Garden History | Don McMillan

Cassell, 1908. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. limited edition number 15 of 100 numbered copies. The boards are worn and Gold and green gilt on front and spine. Foxing, internally with age related marks.  Internally complete with all plates and illustrations as called for. The binding is fair. 

Heavy age-toning to rough-cut fore-edge and bottom edge. Gilt to top edge. Pages remain secure. Moderate to heavy foxing to page margins. 21pp Exteremely scarce limited edition.The history and evolution of Kew Gardens from Royal garden to a centre for scientific research and home for plant collections from all over the world, told while becoming a tourist attraction in Edwardian times. 40 half-tone photo plates, 20 colour reproductions from paintings. 

Large heavy book that will require additional packaging. Please email for postal quote.

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