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Hebe, Veronica speciosa
Hand coloured lithograph.



The Magazine of Botany and Register of Flowering Plants, Sir Joseph Paxton, editor, London, 1834-1849.



S. Holden

Addional Notes:


Sir Joseph Paxton, (1803-1865), produced The Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants. This series of magazines was published in London 1834-1849. The Magazine of Botany was published in 16 Volumes containing a total of 717 hand-coloured plates, either drawn and engraved by Frederick W. Smith, or drawn and lithographed by Samuel Holden. The work is noted for the large number of exotic plants depicted, including many orchids, and for the richness and vibrancy of the hand-colouring. During the years of 1850-1852, Paxton along with John Lindley published the rare three volume work: Paxton's Flower Garden. A later, more common, 1882 edition was also produced. His other botanical achievements include the authorship of the Horticultural Register (1831-36).


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