1860 Rare First Edition - Common Wayside Flowers by Thomas Miller & Color Illustrated by Birket Foster.
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Author: MILLER, Thomas. FOSTER, Birket (illustrator).
Title: Common Wayside Flowers.
Publisher: London, Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, 1860. First edition.
Size: 9 " X 7 ".
Pages: v-184 pages.
Binding: Attractive and good full Victorian decorated cloth binding (hinges fine, overall worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. A rare find in any condition!
Content: Good content (bright and tight, many foxing throughout - as shown, name of a previous owner on half-title page, page facing the wild hyacinth has a tear repaired by a previous owner - as shown). All edges gilt.
Illustrations: complete with the beautiful 24 hand-colored illustrations by Birket Foster.
The book: Rare and very attractive FIRST edition of this book on Common Wayside Flowers wonderfully illustrated by Birket Foster. Scarce in his original publisher binding!
The illustrator: Myles Birket Foster RWS (4 February 1825 – 27 March 1899) was a British illustrator, watercolorist and engraver in the Victorian period. His name is also to be found as Myles Birkett Foster.
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