Philip Miller, called by Linnaeus 'the greatest gardener of his time', was director of the Chelsea Gardens
Figures of the most beautiful, useful, and uncommon Plants described in the Gardeners Dictionary ... With the characters of their flowers and seed-vessels, drawn when they were in their greatest perfection. To which are added, their descriptions, and an account of the classes to which they belong, according to Ray's, Tournefort's, and Linnaeus's method of classing them.
London, printed for the author, (1755-) 1760. 2 volumes. Folio (412 x 262mm). pp. vi, 1-100; (2), 101-200, (4), with 300 (2 folded) handcoloured en...