Flora Indica; or, Descriptions of Indian Plants [...] Reprinted literatim from Carey's Edition of 1832

By: Roxburgh, William

Price: NZ$362.50

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


1/4" missing to cloth at head and tail of spine. Joints rubbed and worn with some 1/2" and smaller chips to the cloth. Edges of boards rubbed and worn with some loss of cloth at corners of boards. Gutter broken at front hinge. The half-title page and the title page are both detached but present. Heavy offsetting to half-title page. Heavy foxing to final leaf of the index.; [iv], vi, [ii], 763, [1], lxiv pages. Brown cloth boards with paper title label on front board. Page dimensions: 243 x 159mm. No illustrations. There is a new 6 page preface by C. B. Clarke to this 1874 edition. "The present selling price of Roxburgh's Flora Indica (Carey's Edition) in London is 5, and of Piddington's Index is 1. The present reprint is priced 10s. : and this is a sufficient reasong for the undertaking of the reprint."// The Flora Indica of Roxburgh is still the only Hand-book of the plants of India that we have: and the study of Indian Botany has been for years barred, both for students of the Medical College and for all English denizens who do not happen to have come to India well acquainted with a large number of the tropical Asiatic genera, by the impracticability of obtaining a copy of the only book that can help them." - from Clarke's preface (1874). ; 8vo

Title: Flora Indica; or, Descriptions of Indian Plants [...] Reprinted literatim from Carey's Edition of 1832

Author Name: Roxburgh, William

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Calcutta, Thacker, Spink and Co.: 1874

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 6688