SCARCE TITLE IN EARLY VICTORIAN DICED CALF
KENT, Elizabeth ~ Sylvan Sketches; or, A Companion to the Park and the Shrubbery: with Illustrations from the Works of the Poets.
London: Taylor and Hessey, 1825
Full diced calf, 8.5 inches tall. A near contemporary binding with gilt raised bands, blind and gilt pallets and gilt centre tools. A bookplate has been rather roughly removed from the paste-down endpaper. A curious and scarce work. Elizabeth Kent was a respected English Botanist who wrote Flora Domestica' with her brother in law Leigh Hunt, the famous critic and writer.