London: John Van Voorst, (1863. second edition). Octavo, frontispiece and 86 handcoloured steel engraved plates. Handsome contemporary full gilt morocco, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, two nineteenth century ownership inscriptions (one dated 1863), an occasional spot, otherwise a fine crisp copy. The expanded reissue of Sowerby's classic work on British.....
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Sydney: Author, 1887. Small folio, 10 handcoloured plates by the author, with accompanying text leaves. Publisher's red maroon cloth boards with gilt title and medallions, pencil inscription from the author, very scarce. One of the rarest of Australian locally published botanical books. Ferguson 18054.