FLORA SEU Or COMPLETE FLORILEGE by John Rea 1676
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Flora: Seu De Florum Cultura. Or A Complete Florilge Furnished With all Requisites belonging to a Florist. By John Rea, Gent.
The second impression Corrected, with many Additions and several new plates. In III Books. Printed in London by T. N. for George Marriott in 1676.
Engraved and plain title pages and 8 engraved plates at the rear (ONE OF THESE IS A FACSIMILE).
, 231,  pp. Collates as complete. Library pocket on front endpaper along with library stamp, two newspaper cuttings and small bookplate. 20th century binding (note on front endpaper dates it at 1923) in marbled paper sides and leather (?) spine and corners. One of the plates has a piece torn off the lower corner with a little loss of the image. One plate has some amateur colouring. All the plates (apart from facsimile) are a little marked, worn and frayed at edges. Text is a little water stained on several pages but there is no loss of text and there is also some page marking, slight wear to page edges etc. Reinforcing strip down the hinge between engraved and plain title pages. A good reference copy of a scarce 17th century title.
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