Lot 72: Willmott (Ellen Ann) - The Genus Rosa,
February 27, 2014
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Willmott (Ellen Ann) - The Genus Rosa,
25 original parts, first edition, 130 chromolithograph plates from drawings by Alfred Parsons only (?of 132), tissue guards, numerous full-page black-and-white illustrations, several tissue guards torn with loss and some offset onto plates, a few gutta perchas perished but contents firm, original wrappers, uncut, extremities slightly discoloured and a little frayed, [Nissen BBI 2166, only calls for 130 plates], folio, 1910-1914.