Mordant de Launay and Loiseleur-Deslongchamps | Herbier général de l'amateur, [1810]-1827, 8 volumes
Mordant de Launay and Loiseleur-Deslongchamps | Herbier général de l'amateur, [1810]-1827, 8 volumes
Mordant de Launay and Loiseleur-Deslongchamps | Herbier général de l'amateur, [1810]-1827, 8 volumes
Mordant de Launay and Loiseleur-Deslongchamps | Herbier général de l'amateur, [1810]-1827, 8 volumes
Mordant de Launay and Loiseleur-Deslongchamps | Herbier général de l'amateur, [1810]-1827, 8 volumes
Mordant de Launay and Loiseleur-Deslongchamps | Herbier général de l'amateur, [1810]-1827, 8 volumes
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Mordant de Launay and Loiseleur-Deslongchamps | Herbier général de l'amateur, [1810]-1827, 8 volumes

Estimate: 5,000 - 8,000 GBP

Mordant de Launay and Loiseleur-Deslongchamps | Herbier général de l'amateur, [1810]-1827, 8 volumes

Estimate: 5,000 - 8,000 GBP

Lot Sold:5,625GBP

Lot Details

Description

MORDAUNT DE LAUNAY, JEAN CLAUDE MICHEL, AND JEAN LOUIS AUGUSTE LOISELEUR-DESLONGCHAMPS

Herbier général de l’amateur, contenant la description, l’histoire, les propriétés et la culture des végétaux utiles et agréables. Paris: Audot, [1810]-1827


FIRST EDITION, 8 volumes, royal 8vo (273 x 176mm.), half-titles, plate lists in Latin and French in each volume, separately printed explanations of the plates (at end of volume 1 and 2 only), list of subscribers in volume 8, 575 hand-coloured engraved plates (numbered 1-572, 6 double-page, 3 bis: 171, 172 and 199) after Pancrace Bessa, Pierre Joseph Redouté, and Pierre Antoine Poiteau by P. F. Barrois, S. Goulet, A. F. Dennel, Bigant, Lejuene, and others, contemporary blue calf-backed boards gilt, uncut, occasional spotting, foot of spine of volume one starting, spines faded, slightly rubbed


LITERATURE:

Great Flower Books, p.159; Nissen BBI 2323

Condition Report

Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.

 

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Saleroom Notice

Spine of volume one partially detached
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