(15). Gowan's Nature Books. I-24. + Gowan's Art Books. 1-36. Glasgow (Gowans & Gray) - London (Brimley, Johnsin & Ince) 1905-1910.
8:o. Plates. Original wrappersbound in (partly somewhat worn, slightly trimmed by yhe binder).
Contemporary brown mottled and polished calf, gilt borders, the name "JENNY HEURLIN" in gilt on upper cover, the year of publication in gilt on lower cover, one volume cracked in lower joint, inner gilt borders, gilt edges of covers, richly gilt smooth spines with red spine labels, all edges gilt (bound by Hedberg, Stockholm). Some leaves browned by the wrappers. 15 volumes.
A beautifully bound set. The covers include two by Jessie King ("Nature" no. 8, "Our Trees and how to know them" and no. 23 "Our flowering Shrubs and how to know them.
These and the others, some signed, some not, are all fine examples of Scottish arts & crafts book illustration.
Of the Nature series some more (up to 29?) volumes were published. Included are the rare vol. 10 Antarctica and 21 Fossil Plants.
One volume with cracks in lower joint.
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