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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

Richard Bradley (British, 1688–1732)
James Smith (British, active London mid-18th century)
After Robert Furber (British, ca. 1674–1756)
After Peter Casteels (Dutch, Antwerp 1684–1749 Richmond, Surrey)
Printed for R. Montagu (London)
Printed for J. Brindley (London)
Printed for C. Corbett (London)
Published in:
Illustrations: hand-colored etching and engraving
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)
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
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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