Title: Flora Indica; or, Descriptions of Indian Plants
Author: Roxburgh, William
Publisher: Thacker, Spink and Co.
Year published: 1874
Place of Publication: Calcutta
Book Condition: Very Good
Notes: William Roxburgh, Flora Indica; or, Descriptions of Indian Plants (Calcutta: Thacker, Spink and Co., 1874), pp. vi, , 763, lxiv. Ex library, with usual markings. Rebound in red library cloth with gilt lettering to spine (inc. library shelfmark). Very good copy, slight foxing to opening and closing pages, very slight browning throughout, closed tear to title page, tear to outer margin of pp. 365-6 with no loss of text. Pages clean and bright otherwise, binding sturdy. First published posthumously in three volumes in 1832, Roxburgh’s Flora Indica is a highly detailed text-only reference book cataloguing the plants that grew in the East India Company’s Botanic Garden in Calcutta. This is the 1874 single-volume literatim reprint.