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ROUPELL (ARABELLA E.)] Specimens of the Flora of South Africa by a Lady, FIRST EDITION, [W. Nich...

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ROUPELL (ARABELLA E.)] Specimens of the Flora of South Africa by a Lady, FIRST EDITION, [W. Nich...
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[ROUPELL (ARABELLA E.)] Specimens of the Flora of South Africa by a Lady, FIRST EDITION, 9 hand-coloured plates by Roupell (including decorative title) and one large unnumbered hand-coloured vignette, all lithographed by P. Gauci, list of subscribers (103 names for 111 copies), preface and 8 leaves of descriptive text, all on thick paper, without the dedication leaf, a few small spots, light pencil annotations identifying specimens on plate 3, publisher's blind- and gilt-tooled morocco bound by J. Rowbotham (with yellow binder's label), lettered 'Cape Flowers by a Lady' within floral wreath decoration on upper cover, gilt title on the spine, g.e., worn at extremities [Nissen BBI 1687; Great Flower Books, p.134; Mendelssohn II:254], large folio (576 x 450mm.), [W. Nichol, Shakespeare Press, 1849] Footnotes: Arabella Roupell travelled in Cape Colony between 1843 and 1845. There she met the botanist Nathaniel Wallich, who encouraged her to publish her drawings, as did Sir William Hooker, director of Kew Gardens, who made the selection of images to be included in Specimens. The text was supplied by the the Irish botanist William Henry Harvey. Provenance: John Gaspard Gubbins, bookplate. This lot is subject to the following lot symbols: • • Zero rated for VAT, no VAT will be added to the Hammer Price or the Buyer's Premium. For further information on this lot please visit Bonhams.com For further information about this lot please visit the lot listing

[ROUPELL (ARABELLA E.)] Specimens of the Flora of South Africa by a Lady, FIRST EDITION, 9 hand-coloured plates by Roupell (including decorative title) and one large unnumbered hand-coloured vignette, all lithographed by P. Gauci, list of subscribers (103 names for 111 copies), preface and 8 leaves of descriptive text, all on thick paper, without the dedication leaf, a few small spots, light pencil annotations identifying specimens on plate 3, publisher's blind- and gilt-tooled morocco bound by J. Rowbotham (with yellow binder's label), lettered 'Cape Flowers by a Lady' within floral wreath decoration on upper cover, gilt title on the spine, g.e., worn at extremities [Nissen BBI 1687; Great Flower Books, p.134; Mendelssohn II:254], large folio (576 x 450mm.), [W. Nichol, Shakespeare Press, 1849] Footnotes: Arabella Roupell travelled in Cape Colony between 1843 and 1845. There she met the botanist Nathaniel Wallich, who encouraged her to publish her drawings, as did Sir William Hooker, director of Kew Gardens, who made the selection of images to be included in Specimens. The text was supplied by the the Irish botanist William Henry Harvey. Provenance: John Gaspard Gubbins, bookplate. This lot is subject to the following lot symbols: • • Zero rated for VAT, no VAT will be added to the Hammer Price or the Buyer's Premium. For further information on this lot please visit Bonhams.com For further information about this lot please visit the lot listing

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