The specimens depicted are as follows:
Aromatic Palmate Orchis
Chickweed Winter Green
Sweet Scented Colts-Foot
Compiled in 11 volumes and containing 924 coloured plates this book was originally published in 1863. Johnson was a master gardener who penned numerous works on the subject, and founded the Journal of Horticulture, which published this work. A copy of this book sold for $3,245 on Abe books in May 2009 placing it in the top ten most expensive sales on the platform for the month.
Beautifully and painstakingly crafted, and a delightful group to lift any dull wall.