Popular Field Botany;.
Bound in later brown half morocco, gilt over brown cloth with new endpapers; spine in compartments with raised bands, decorated with contrasting title labels, gilt. Deckled edges. Extremities a little worn, some browning and occasional foxing; otherwise a very good copy.
Reeve and Co., Henrietta Street, Covent Garden.,
A familiar and technical description of most of the plants most common to the various localities of the british isles. third edition.
8vo. 5.5 x 6.75 inches. x + 409 +  +  pp. publisher's advertisements.
Illustrated by 20 pages of hand coloured plates, with 4 plants per plate. Decorated with publisher's device on verso of title.
Attractively illustrated guide to the most commonly found wild plants with scientific descriptions and practical information on identifying and finding them. The chapters are arranged by month. Agnes Catlow (c.1807-89) wrote a number of titles, some with her sister, on botany, conchology, gardening for children and continental sketches. The first edition was published 1848 and her Popular Garden Botany (1855) was a later companion to this title.
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