1852. London: Chapman and Hall, 1852.
8vo, (4), 290pp. With 11 full-page color plates by J. Andrews, and numerous black and white prints by Edmund Evans. Custom bound in full red hardgrain morocco lettered in gilt on the backstrip and upper cover for William and Frances Thompson (so stated).
§ The first volume complete of a new series of this journal begun in 1848. Nissen 2258. - "Many of the flowers described are illustrated on panels in bright colors. Each volume is structured according to the twelve months. Among other things, the location as well as the breeding and care of the respective plant are described. Both well-known and newly discovered specimens are presented and at which show they have been seen so far." The plates are beautiful example of chromolithography and zincography. James Andrews is noted by Nissen (35-36) who referes to Blunt, Flower Books, 114. Item #125148