LOWE || HOWARD. Les Plantes à feuillage coloré.
Paris, J. Rothschild, 1872.
8vo (275x190 mm), viii-124 pages and 60 chromolithographies. binding : Contemporary quarter brown chagreen. Binding slightly rubbed. The book was probably compressed what has wrapped the binding and all the book. Browned paper with strong foxing. The paper of lithographs is less affected.
Second edition of the second volume.
In view of the success of the first edition (1865) the authors completed their work with a second volume. Then here a second edition of the set that corrects some text and woodcuts.
Each plant presented is accompanied by an explanatory text with a woodcut in the text and a beautiful full-page chromolithography.
The colors of the chromolithographies, which are all the interest of this book, are superb.