The book is The Botanical Magazine. It has included a many volumes and described the Botanical Flower Garden Displayed which began in 1787. The longest running botanical it is widely referred to by the subsequent name Curtis's Botanical. Each of the issues contains a description, in formal yet accessible language, and is renowned for featuring the work of two centuries of botanical illustrators. Many plants received their and the description given was enhanced by the keenly detailed illustrations. The most Ornamental Foreign Plants, cultivated in the Open Ground, the Green House, and the Stove, are accurately represented in their natural Colours.