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PAXTON'S MAGAZINE OF BOTANY & REGISTER OF FLOWERING PLANTS (VOL. 1-16)

Lot No
29
Description
By Joseph Paxton
Publisher : Orr and Smith, Paternoster Row
Location : London
Printer : Bradbury and Evans, Whitefriars, London
Year : 1834 - 1849
Size : 9.25 x 6.5 x 1.75 in (Vol. 1 - 15)
Estimate
Rs. 6,00,000 - 8,00,000

Winning Bid

₹ 6,83,100

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

All sixteen volumes are uniformly bound in green leather and gold bordering. The spine has the title, volume and year of publication in gold lettering. Each coloured plate in the book is protected by a tissue guard.

These sixteen volumes are periodicals that showcased, through illustrations the new and uncommon plants grown in British Gardens. In fact Joseph Paxton, the author of these books, was an exemplary gardener and landscaper who was the architect of the Crystal Palace.

This lot is over one hundred years old or National Art Treasure, cannot be exported out of India as per Antiques and Art Treasures Act, 1972.