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P.J. Buc'hoz | Le Jardin d'Eden [with similar works], Paris, 1779-83, 4 volumes, red morocco gilt

P.J. Buc'hoz | Le Jardin d'Eden [with similar works], Paris, 1779-83, 4 volumes, red morocco gilt

P.J. Buc'hoz | Le Jardin d'Eden [with similar works], Paris, 1779-83, 4 volumes, red morocco gilt

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Pierre-Joseph Buc'hoz


Four botanical works, comprising:


i. Le jardin d'Eden, le paradis terrestre renouvellé dans le jardin de la Reine à Trianon... Paris: the author, 1783 [bound with]


ii. Collection coloriée des plus belles variétés de jacinthes... 1781 [and]


iii. Collection coloriée des plus belles variétés de tulipes... 1781. 3 works in 2 volumes, 140 + 20 + 40 hand-coloured engraved plates, 'Liste des plantes du jardin' at end of volume 2;


iv. Les dons merveilleux et diversement coloriés de la nature dans le règne vegetal, ou collection de plantes precieusement coloriés... Paris: the author, [1779-1783]. 2 volumes, 200 hand-coloured engraved plates


Together 4 volumes, folio (453 x 283mm.), red morocco gilt, in the style of Derome, spines with raised bands in seven compartments, green morocco labels in second and third compartments, inner dentelles, edges gilt, marbled endpapers, modern slipcases, a few small closed tears, occassional staining and spotting, one plate with tissue repair, one plate with small hole at lower margin, a few marks to upper covers


A collection of four works in a fine contemporary red morocco binding, comprising numerous catalogues of flowers and decorative plants, with hand-coloured engraved illustrations.


LITERATURE:

Le jardin d'Eden: Great Flower Books, p. 52; Nissen BBI 288; Jacinthes: Dunthorne 65; Nissen BBI 279; Tulipes: Dunthorne 66; Nissen BBI 280; Le règne vegetal: Dunthorne 61; Great Flower Books, p. 52


PROVENANCE:

Françoise Louise Flore Ménage de Pressigny (1771-1841), wife of Louis Thomas Richard D'Aubigny (1747-1824), d'Uberhern, baron des des États de Lorraine, et conseiller du roi: "F.L.F.M. Richard D'Aubigny" bookplate; "A.W." labels with rampant lions

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