Pp. xxvi, (ii), 290; xvi, (ii), 748; xvii, 142, with 212 plates (4 in color). Publisher's blue cloth, gilt-lettered on the spine, in cloth-covered slipcase, sm 4to. Covers the history and bibliography of 1900 botanical and horticultural books printed in England, Scotland and Ireland from the earliest times to 1800. Volume I (Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries - History and Bibliography - History), Volume II (Eighteenth Century), Volume III (Eighteenth Century - Bibliography).