THE INSTRUCTIVE PICTURE BOOK
not to be confused with the similar title by Adam White which was also published by Edmonston and Douglas
By the Author of 'The Heir of Redclyffe' Etc.
Edinburgh: Edmoston and Douglas
Size 8.5 x 13 ins. 22 pages .
31 hand coloured double page plates
Tabular view of vegetable kingdom (1)
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THE INSTRUCTIVE PICTURE BOOK. OR LESSONS FROM THE VEGETABLE
Edmonston & Douglas, Edinburgh, 1857.
Large octavo, 22 pages + plates, original blue papered boards with hand-coloured engraving at centre front, adverts at each pastedown and yellow free endpapers, 31 engraved double-page plates with hand-colouring, arranged by Robert M.(=Mackenzie) Stark 1815-1873.
Robert M. Stark was a fellow of the Botanical and Royal Physical Societies.