Thomas Kelly. London. 1845.
REPRINT of the 1835 Kelly edition. 4to. (11 x 8.9 inches). Illustrated with 180 hand coloured plants on 20 full page plates, plus portrait of Culpepper with a view of his house at Spitalfields below. Portrait page heavily foxed and a few leaves with some occasional light spotting but overall a very good copy in twentieth century full tree calf binding. Spine with wide raised bands, decorated in gilt. The compartments ruled and decorated in gilt. Burgundy title label, gilt. Decorative floral gilt roll on boards. Marbled endpapers. Blind tooled floral roll on turn-ins. All edges marbled.