An Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus. London: “Published as the Act directs, & Sold at the Author’s House in Dorset Court near Parliament Street and at the Principal Booksellers”, 1779 (Volume I) and 1789 (Volume II). 104 (of 106) hand colored plates present in Volume I and 83 (of 84) hand colored plates present in Volume II, lacking Plate 101 and 104 in Volume I and Plate 20 in Volume II that were not issued. Plate 18 as called for in Volume I is not present. The Octavo edition of Miller’s acclaimed Folio edition. First edition two-volume set in contemporary leather bindings. There is some minimal foxing to the plates. Bindings rubbed. Gilt floral devices in four compartments. An overall near fine set.

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