Undated, published by Bradbury, Agnew, & Co. Paxton's Botanical Dictionary, comprising the names, history, and culture of all plants known in Britain; with a full explanation of technical terms. (Description taken from title page.) Revised and Corrected by Samuel Hereman, secretary for nearly forty years to the late Sir Joseph Paxton.
Very good condition antiquarian hardback, no dustjacket. Some light wear, rubbing and bumping to the corners of the covers and the top and bottom of the spine. Gilt and blind-stamped decoration to the covers and spine, and gilt titles to the spine. The covers are lightly marked and stained. The edges of the block are foxed. Former owner's inscriptions to the free front endpaper and to the reverse of same. Some light foxing within. Many of the leaves are uncut, i.e. joined along one edge, most commonly the top, with the next page.