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THORNTON, Robert. THE TEMPLE OF FLORA. (Picturesque botanical plates, illustrative of the sexual system of Carolus von Linnaeus.) With Commentary by Stephen Harris. £ 600.00

London. The Folio Society. 2008. pp. 232; 117. 9 preliminary monochrome plates, 5 preliminary colour plates and 29 flower illustrations, plus 1 of 2 loose colour flower plates (lacking Tulips). Folio. Quarter goatskin with cloth boards, the Commentary is cloth. All in a Solander box. This is No. 426 of an edition of 1980 which 'as of June 2011, only 600 of the original limitation of 1,980 copies were been bound in book form ; the balance have been issued as portfolios of plates and are unnumbered. Quarter-bound in Nigerian goatskin, cloth sides'. according to the Natural History Museum Library. The books are complete in themselves. A very good copy.

Order Number: 14363

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