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A select collection of one hundred plates: consisting of the most beautiful, exotic and British flowers which blow in our English gardens: accurately drawn and coloured from nature, with their botanic characters, and a short account of their cultivation, their uses in medicine, with the Latin and English names

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Edwards, John, b. 1742
A select collection of one hundred plates: consisting of the most beautiful, exotic and British flowers which blow in our English gardens: accurately drawn and coloured from nature, with their botanic characters, and a short account of their cultivation, their uses in medicine, with the Latin and English names
London, England: Printed for S. Hooper, No. 25, Ludgate-Hill, 1775
[2], 50, [2] p., 100 pl. (col.) : ill. ; 43 cm.

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[Title page] A select collection of one hundred plates; consisting of the most beautiful exotic and British flowers which blow in our English gardens, accurately drawn and coloured from nature, with their botanic characters, and a short account of their cultivation, their uses in medicine, with their Latin and English names

[Common German, or wild flower-de-luce; Common marshmallow], pp. Plate 1-2

[Common nightshade of the shops; Common provence rose bud], pp. 2-Plate 4 ff.

[Common or garden feverfew; Narrow leaved lungwort with a blue flower], pp. Plate 5-4

[Common red field poppy; Larger provence rose], pp. 4-Pl 8 ff.

[Convolvulus minor; Chelidonium pilenvort], pp. Plate 9-6

[Broad leav'd garden anemone; The apple tree blossom], pp. 6-Plate 12 ff.

[Thymelcea with a deciduous bay leaf, or female laureola; the Primrose], pp. Plate 13-7

[Dwarf elder, or ebulus; Columbine with a double inverted flower], pp. 8-Plate 16 ff.

[Greater hemlock; Tulip with a noding flower, and spear shaped leaves], pp. Plate 17-9

[Dittany with a red flower; Crown imperial], pp. 10-Plate 20 ff.

[Borage with blue flowers; Broad leav'd chickling vetch or everlasting pea], pp. Plate 21-11

[Common red sage; Carnation], pp. 12-Plate 24 ff.

[Common St. Johnswort; Wild rose with sweet scented leaves, or sweet briar], pp. Plate 25-14

[Burdock; Chickling vetch], pp. 14-Plate 28 ff.

[Common yellow tansey; Bindweed], pp. Plate 29-15

[Wild mallon; Indian nastartium with a larger leaf and flower], pp. 16-Plate 32 ff.

[Purple viscous campion with a broad smooth leaf; Greater common celandine], pp. Plate 33-17

[Eastern arsesmart with a tobacco leaf; Smaller Indian tagetes with double flowers], pp. 18-Plate 36 ff.

[Smooth sowthistle; sunflower with large jaged leaves; Creeping three coloured garden violet], pp. Plate 37-20

[Lupine], pp. 20-Plate 40 ff.

[Yellow ladies bedstraw; Dodecatheon], pp. Plate 41-21

[Broad leaved roman myrtle; Narrow leaved bitter vetch], pp. 22-Plate 44 ff.

[Sweet Canada raspberry; The scarlet flowering horse chesnut], pp. Plate 45-24

[Tinus; Common tulip], pp. 24-Plate 48 ff.

[Upright honey-suckle; Crowfoot], pp. Plate 49-25

[Wild cucumber; Eastern hyacinth], pp. 26-Plate 52 ff.

[Daffodil; Peony], pp. Plate 53-27

[Lilac; Pale wild daffodil, with a yellow cup], pp. 28-Plate 56 ff.

[Greater moonwort; Greater hairy campion with a scarlet flower], pp. Plate 57-29

[Lesser scorpion sena; Garden larkspur], pp. 30-Plate 60 ff.

[Peach tree; Strawberry with oval spear shaped, rough leaves of an oval fruit], pp. Plate 61-31

[Dwarf hoary, greater centaury with a head like a pine cone; Greater hoary stock gilliflower], pp. 32-Plate 64 ff.

[French honey suckle; Narrow leaved flower-de-luce with two coulours], pp. Plate 65-34

[The Austrian rose; Greater cornflag of Byzantium], pp. 34-Plate 68 ff.

[Stinging false acasia; Great lily with a purple saffron coloured flower], pp. Plate 69-36

[Carmine lily of Byzantium; The German honeysuckle], pp. 36-Plate 72 ff.

[Female balsamine; Mondarda], pp. Plate 73-37

[Crested amaranth; Three coloured amaranthus], pp. 38-Plate 76 ff.

[Hollyhock; Upright garden ranunculus], pp. Plate 77-39

[Garden poppy with black seeds; Common goats rue with blue flowers], pp. 40-Plate 80 ff.

[Greater narrow leav'd tobacco; Passion-flower with hand shaped entire leaves], pp. Plate 81-42

[Clove gilliflower, carnation pink; Lilac with a deep purple flower], pp. 42-Plate 84 ff.

[Starwort; Rose tree], pp. Plate 85-44

[The double variegated rose; Greater centaury knapweed], pp. 44-Plate 88 ff.

[Rhubarb with smooth heart-shap'd leaves and obtuse spikes of flowers; The male orchis with spotted leaves], pp. Plate 89-45

[The strawberry tree; Tallest magnolia with a very white flower], pp. 46-Plate 92 ff.

[Wind flower; Bear ear, or auricula], pp. Plate 93-47

[Cyclamen; The jasmine, or fessamine tree], pp. 48-Plate 96 ff.

[Common peach tree with double flowers; Rhubarb with pointed hand shaped leaves], pp. Plate 97-49

[St. John's wort; Free rock-rose with a double crenated leaf], pp. 50-Plate 100 ff.

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