Featured Artist GEORGE FLEMWELL - a scrapbook
FLEMWELL, G.; Alpine Flowers and Gardens. London, A. & C. Black, 1910, First edition, 8vo [22.5 x 16.5 cm]; xiv, 167 pp, 20 color plates including frontis painted by Flemwell, with captioned tissue guards, index, orig green cloth with a floral design in white & light green on the front and spine, gilt lettering, t. e. g., light rubbing on edge, very little foxing on few leaves, else near fine condition.
Inman 123. Only 3,000 copies were printed of this first edition, with a reprint in 1916. Attractive book with lovely plates.
US$55. bookID # 5444
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FLEMWELL, G.; The Flower-Fields of Alpine Switzerland; An
Appreciation and a Plea. London, Hutchinson & Co., 1911,
First edition, 8vo [22.5 x 17 cm]; xviii, [i, note on water-colours),
195 pp, 26 fine color plates from the author's paintings, tipped
in on art paper, each with tissue guard and letter-press, index,
orig pictorial gilt cloth, gilt lettering on front cover and
spine, small bookplate of Charles Whitfield on endpaper, rubbed
at edges, spine a little faded, a very good clean copy,
"Will be consulted with pleasure by gardeners as well as by alpinist and lovers of nature generally". (The author, a premier alpine botanist and alpine artist, describes his travels and the flowers in the Alps, especially in the springtime, and makes an early plea for their conservation.
US$90. bookID # 5568
353. (Flowers - Alpine) Flemwell, G. Sur L'Alpe Fleurie: Promenades Poétiques et Philosophiques dans les Alpes. Illus. incl. 20 color plates from paintings by Flemwell; printed tissue guards. 10x6-1/2, original printed wrappers. First French Edition. Paris: Payot, . Mild soiling to wrappers, tear along spine, else extremely good. (100/150).
FLEMWELL, G., preface by Henry Correvon; Sur L'Alpe Fleurie
Promenades Poetiques et Philophiques dans les Alpes. Paris,
Societe D'Edition des Sciences Naturelles, , First edition
in French, second thousand, 8vo [25 x 17 cm]; xi, 248, [i] pp,
frontis, fine color plates from author's paintings, with tissue
guards and letterpress, other illus in text, index, orig
pictorial wraps, partly unopened, small chip at lower edge, old
price sticker partly removed, very light soiling, very good.
The flora of the alps with excellent paintings, and in the original covers as issued.
US$35. bookID # 359566
FLEMWELL, G. Chamonix. Blackie and Son Limited, . Square 8vo. Original printed boards, coloured plate of the Mer de Glace mounted to upper cover; pp. 64; 12 coloured plates; minor rubbing to extremities, else a very good copy.
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