Plant Life

HALL, Charles (author). C.F. NEWALL (illustrator). Plant Life.

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HALL, Charles (author). C.F. NEWALL (illustrator). Plant Life. Adam & Charles Black, 1915.

Large 8vo., original dark blue pictorial cloth strikingly blocked to an Art Nouveau design in lilac and green to spine and upper board, lettered in gilt, top edges gilt, others untrimmed; pp. xi + 380, including index; with 24 plates from photographs printed in half-tones, 50 pretty coloured plates after illustrations by Newall, and 80 text illustrations in line; a fine and beautiful copy, both externally and internally, without ownership inscription and with only a few insignificant speckles to endpapers; scarce.
First edition; one of only 3000 copies, with loosely-inserted publisher's pictorial flyer for The World's Cotton Crops by John Todd. Inman 66.