Cistineae the natural Order of Cistus, or Rock-Rose; illustrated by coloured Figures & Descriptions of all the distinct Species, and the most prominent Varieties, that could be at present procured in the Gardens of Great Britain; with the best Directions for their Cultivation and Propagation.

London, James Ridgway, 1825-1830.

Royal 8vo. Contemporary green hmorocco. A few minor scratches. Topedge gilt. XX,(224),(3) pp. (Leaves numb. 1-124 + Alphabetical Index). With all 112 engraved plates in beautifull handcolouring. (Plates by J. Hart, M. Hart, W. Hart and Mrs. brown, engraved by S. Watts and Wedell). A few textleaves with faint offsetting from the plates. Plates clean and fine.

First edition of this highly esteemed work on Rock-Roses and their cultivated varieties. The work is prized by gardeners for its showry rose-like flowers. They are widely spread and occur in Europe, West and Central Asia, North Africa, North & South America and the Cape Verde Islands. - Nissen BBI: 1922 - Pritzel: 9078 - Sitwell, Great Flower Books p. 141.

Order-nr.: 35069

DKK 32.500,00