Title:The Art Album of New Zealand Flora - Being a Systematic and Popular Description of the Native Flowering Plants of New Zealand and the Adjacent Islands Volume I
Bock & Cousins / Truber & Co, Wellington & London, 1889. Green cloth with leather spine. Gilt illustration on front. Gilt titles on red block on spine. Marbled e/p's with red cloth gutters. Contents tight with some scattered foxing and age discolouration. Stated "Authors' Edition" but no list of subscribers at rear. 174pp. With 40 full page colour plates including frontispiece. In lovely condition for age. Illustrations by Sarah Ann Featon (nee Porter, 1848-1927), and text by her husband, Edward Henry Featon (1840-1909). "The album was the first full-colour art book to be published in New Zealand" (Sampson). This is a heavy book so please check postage with bookseller.
Second hand Hardback