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Creator:
Lankester, Phebe, 1825-1900.
Title(s):

Wild flowers worth notice : being a selection from the British flora of some of our native plants, which are most attractive from their beauty, uses, or associations / by Mrs. Lankester ; fully illustrated by J.E. Sowerby.

Published/Created:
London : R. Hardwicke, 1861.
Physical Description:
xiv, 138, [2] p., [8] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 17 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QK306 .L36 1861
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Title stamped in gilt on front cover: Wild flowers by Mrs. Lankester.
Includes index.
Publisher's advertisement, [2] p. at end.
Of green leaf, bird, and flower: artists' books and the natural world, p. 78
Selected exhibitions: “'Of Green Leaf, Bird, and Flower': Artists' Books and the Natural World" (Yale Center for British Art, May 15 - August 10, 2014).
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's blind- and gilt-stamped green cloth; gilt edges. Publisher's advertisements on verso of front cover and recto of back cover.
Subject Terms:
Botany -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Hardwicke, Robert -- Publisher.
Wild flowers -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1861.
Contributors:
Sowerby, John E. (John Edward), 1825-1870, ill.
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