London; Bath: Binns and Goodwin; Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 1845. 4to. [127 x 110 x 14 mm]. iv, 91 pp. Bound in original publisher's red cloth with red cloth book sleeve, gilt lettering to the cover. 36 pressed flowers with pieces from literature, all present. The flowers are remarkably well preserved, with only an occasional leaf or stem broken or missing. Many have a surprising delicacy and retain some color tonality. Slight fading to sleeve, spine, and covers. Some flowers no longer adhered to pages. Book sleeve tearing away at edges. Very good. / Fair. Item #3
Copac shows only 5 copies of this 1st edition in British libraries.