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Beautiful Flowers Of Kashmir (two volume set) (SIGNED COPY)

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Title:Beautiful Flowers Of Kashmir (two volume set) (SIGNED COPY)
Price:GBP£120.00 (about USD$150.10)
Signed:By Illustrator
Book ID:B009-3638
Quantity:1
Publisher:John Bale, Sons & Danielsson, London, 1928
Edition:First Editions
Illustrator:Mrs. G. A. Wathen & Haldar Joo Walli
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
John Bale, Sons & Danielsson, 1928, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Editions, Inscribed by Illustrator, Illustrated By: Mrs. G. A. Wathen & Haldar Joo Walli

This two-volume set of the flora of Kashmir was a project initially begun by Professor Hallberg in 1921 with the assistance of the Bombay School of Art student, Haldar J. Walli, who drew about half of the illustrations for the colour plates. After Hallberg's untimely death in 1924 Blatter was asked to complete the work & did so, with the other half of the illustrations provided by Mrs. G. A. Wathen who had painted them in 1919 & presented them to Hallberg. Both volumes bear a signed inscription from the artist Melicent Wathen (Mrs. G. Wathen) Size: Octavo (standard book size). 198 & 204 pages. 2-volume set (complete). Mark to front cover of vol. II;. Bindings are tight, covers and spines fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of books mostly clean and unfoxed. Black titles spine. light wear to edges. brown cloth covers now in archive acetate film protection; illustrated by plates of colour drawings. Includes index. Illustrator: Mrs. G. A. Wathen & Haldar Joo Walli. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Natural History & Resources; Botany; Flora ; Botanical Illustration; India; Art & Design. Inscribed by Illustrator. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3638.
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