BARTON, William (1786-1856). A Flora of North America. Philadelphia: M. Carey and sons, 1821-23.

First edition of an important early American plate book, uncolored issue. For the colored issue, see lot 94. Dunthorne 26; Nissen BBI 84; Reese Stamped with a National Character 11; Bennett, page 9.

Three volumes in one, quarto (276 x 206mm). 3 half-titles, "to subscribers" leaf, 106 engraved plates, 2 of which folding (some plates browned and spotted, dampstaining affecting some sections, a few chipped leaves). Modern brown cloth.
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