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Lankester, Phebe, 1825–1900

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.

London : R. Hardwicke, 1861.
Physical Description:
xiv, 138, [2] p., [8] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 17 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QK306 .L36 1861
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
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.
Wild flowers -- Great Britain.
Wood engravings.
Sowerby, John E. (John Edward), 1825-1870, ill.
IIIF Manifest:

"Of Green Leaf, Bird, and Flower" : Artists' Books and the Natural World (Yale Center for British Art, May 15, 2014-August 10, 2014) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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