The florist :
containing sixty plates of the most beautiful flowers regularly dispos'd in their succession of blowing : to which is added an accurate description of their colours, with instructions for drawing & painting them according to nature : being a new work intended for the use & amusement of gentlemen and ladies delighting in that art.
|Related Names:||Bowles, Carington 1724-1793, publisher.|
London : Printed for Robt. Sayer & Jno. Bennett, no. 53 Fleet Street, Carn. Bowles, no. 69 St. Pauls Church Yard, Robt. Wilkinson, no. 58 Cornhill, [between 1770 and 1784?]
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Drawing books > Drawing books / Specimens > Drawing books / Specimens / Early works to 1800.
Botanical illustration > Botanical illustration / Great Britain > Botanical illustration / Great Britain / Early works to 1800.
Hand coloring > Hand coloring / England > Hand coloring / England / 18th century.
Engravings (prints) > Engravings (prints) / England > Engravings (prints) / England / 18th century.
Text and plates were later copied and published under the title 'Bowles's florist'. Cf. Henrey.
Below imprint: Price 6s. & colour'd 1£. 1s. 0d.
Robert Sayer & John Bennett worked as partners from 1770 to 1784. See: Skelton, R.A. Decorative printed maps of the 15th to 18th centuries.
The engravings are hand colored.
Title page is engraved and hand colored.
16 pages, , 60,  leaves of plates :
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