An Irish Florilegium 1 & 11. Author Signed (1983-1987)

Author: Wendy Walsh

Book ID: 63605

Price: 1,250.00

An Irish Florilegium. Wild and Garden Plants of Ireland. Watercolour paintings by Wendy Walsh. Introduction by Ruth Isabel Ross, Notes on the Plates by Charles Nelson, with 48 Colour Plates. London: Thames & Hudson, 1983. Pp, 222. Folio. [WITH] An Irish Florilegium II. Wild and Garden Plants of Ireland. Watercolour paintings by Wendy Walsh. Introduction and Notes on the Plates by Charles Nelson, with 48 Colour Plates. London: Thames & Hudson, 1987. Pp, 216. Folio. Two copies in near fine condition in pictorial dust jackets.

First volume is  signed by Wendy Walsh.

A classic work on Irish flowers, Part 1 was published in an edition of 3000 copies and Part 2 in an edition of 1500 copies.

Wendy Walsh (1915-2014) was one of Ireland’s foremost botanical artists. ‘An Irish Florilegium’ won a bronze medal for the ‘Most beautiful Book in the World’ at the Leipzig Book Fair.

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