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Jean-Baptiste Barla | Flore illustrée de Nice et des Alpes-Maritimes. Iconographie des orchidées, Nice, 1868

Jean-Baptiste Barla | Flore illustrée de Nice et des Alpes-Maritimes. Iconographie des orchidées, Nice, 1868

Jean-Baptiste Barla | Flore illustrée de Nice et des Alpes-Maritimes. Iconographie des orchidées, Nice, 1868

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Jean-Baptiste Barla


Flore illustrée de Nice et des Alpes-Maritimes. Iconographie des orchidées. Nice: Caisson et Mignon, 1868


FIRST EDITION, 4to (354 x 265mm.), half-title, dedication, 63 hand-coloured lithographed plates, contemporary blue cloth-backed boards, binding rebacked retaining original spine


RARE. Barla was the director of the natural history museum at Nice.


LITERATURE:

Nissen BBI 78


PROVENANCE:

Bernard Quaritch, collation note in pencil on rear endpaper

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


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