SITWELL, Scheverell [with] Wilfred BLUNT. Great Flower Books, 1700-1900. A Bibliographical Record of Two Centuries of Finely-Illustrated Flower Books

London, Collins, 1956.


FIRST EDITION, No. 10 of 295 copies numbered and signed by the authors. Full-page frontispiece, 19 full-page colour plates printed in 8-colours, 16 b/ w collotype plates, and numerous illustrations in the text. An outstanding work. The most beautiful and comprehensive bibliography of flower books, showing over 750 books. Bound in half green morocco and marbled paper over thick boards. Gilt-stamped title to spine. Spine slightly faded, plates with tissue guards, and text unsullied; with original morocco-tipped slipcase, a little worn. A fine copy in a deluxe edition.