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  M & S Library Number: 22161
 

    BADGER, MRS. C. M. Wild Flowers Drawn and Colored from Nature. With an Introduction by Mrs. L.H. Sigourney. N.Y. & London, 1859.  1st ed. Sm. folio (11" x 14"). Full original morocco, some scuffing, but quite good. Twenty-two colored plates. Plates browned, although images are mostly unaffected. On two plates there are small offsets, barely touching images. With an intriguing highly decorative calligraphic presentation inscription on the recto of Sigourney's Introduction, inscribed at Mobile, July 4, 1861. $2,000.00

     

    Bennett, p. 6: "22 brilliant full page plates in color...very fine lithographs by Donaldson Brothers of New York." BAL 17925. Quite scarce.

 

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