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The Flower-Garden Display'd, In Above Four Hundred Curious Representations Of the Most Beautiful Flowers; Regularly Dispos'd in the Respective Months of Their Bloom

Author:
Richard Bradley (British, 1688–1732)
Artist:
James Smith (British, active London mid-18th century)
Artist:
After Robert Furber (British, ca. 1674–1756)
Artist:
After Peter Casteels (Dutch, Antwerp 1684–1749 Richmond, Surrey)
Publisher:
Printed for R. Montagu (London)
Publisher:
Printed for J. Brindley (London)
Publisher:
Printed for C. Corbett (London)
Published in:
London
Date:
1734
Medium:
Illustrations: hand-colored etching and engraving
Dimensions:
Book: 9 7/8 x 7 13/16 x 7/8 in. (25.1 x 19.8 x 2.3 cm) sheet: 9 1/2 x 6 15/16 in. (24.2 x 17.7 cm) plate: 8 7/8 x 5 13/16 in. (22.5 x 14.7 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.10.11
Not on view
To which is added A Flower-Garden for Gentlemen and Ladies; being The Art of raising Flowers without any Trouble, to blow in full Perfection in the Depth of Winter...

Inscription: Anonymous book plate on inside of front cover board reads "Omne Solum Forti Patria";
Also in the lower left corner of the inside front cover board, there is a label that reads "William Wesley and Son, / Booksellers and Publishers, / 28 Essex Street, Strand, / London"
Univ.Cat. I.617 (this ed.); Lowndes II.850 (1732 ed.); Brunet VI.4954; Dunthorne 198.114B; Nissen. Botan. buch 677; Dunthorne 114; Sitwell, Great Flower Books (1990) p.80; Henrey III.713; Rachel M. Hunt, Collection Catalogue 1961.493
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