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A collection of roses from nature

Collection Data

Description
Mary Lawrance's Collection of Roses from Nature was the first book to be dedicated exclusively to roses. In the early 19th century, roses were just newly popular in English gardens.
Names
Lawrance, Mary, d. 1830 (Etcher)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1799
Place: London
Publisher: Published by Miss Lawrance
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KW+++ (Lawrance, M. Collection of roses from nature)
Topics
Leaves
Flowers
Botany
Roses
Genres
Prints
Notes
Ownership: Lenox
Content: Originally issued in 30 parts.
Citation/reference: Henrey, B. Brit. botanical lit., 948 , Dunthorne, G. Flower and fruit prints, 176, Nissen, C. Botanische Buchillustration, 1151
Physical Description
Extent: [8] p., [91] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. (etchings) ; 40 x 32 cm.
Engraved t.p. and dedication. Plates are hand-colored, with some stippling. Plates accompanied by guard-sheets.
Etchings
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 28529789
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14311902
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6f33a7b0-c6d3-012f-8f0a-58d385a7bc34
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