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First edition


Les plantes à feuillage coloré : Recueil des espèces les plus remarquables servant à la ...

J. Rothschild, Paris 1865, 136pp. 60Pl., relié.

First french edition illustrated with 60 color plates and 46 in-text figures in black. Translation by J. Rothschild, with the help of several horticulturists.

Binding in half red shagreen contemporary. Back with ornate nerves. Title and date golden. Golden slices. White guards moiré. [...]

600 €

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Francis Xavier Paul GARNIER)

Traité des chemins de toute espèce, comprenant les grandes routes, chemins de halage, vicinaux et ...

U. Canel & A. Guyot, Paris 1827, 13,5x21cm, relié.

Third edition.
Black spots on a guard.
Binding half tawny sheepskin, smooth back decorated with friezes and gilded florets, title label of black shagreen, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, yellow slices, some small friction on the plates and the upper corners, Contemporary [...]

150 €

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Jean-Baptiste DEVILLE

Histoire des plantes de l'Europe, et des plus usitées qui viennent d'Asie, d'Afrique & d'Amérique

Chez Pierre Duplain, A Lyon 1766, In-12 (10x17cm), xxxvj, 342pp. et (2) 445-866p. (80), 2 volumes reliés.

New illustrated edition of about 850 in-text woodcuts. This famous edition was printed several times in the eighteenth, it seems to have appeared for the first time in 1680, first in one volume.
Bindings full brown marbled vintage brown sheepskin. Ornate smooth backs. Title pieces in red [...]

600 €

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First edition

Charles BONNET

Recherches sur l'usage des feuilles dans les plantes, et quelques autres sujets relatifs à ...

Chez Elie Luzac, fils, à Gottingue & Leide 1754, in-4 (20x26cm), VII (1) 343pp., relié.

First illustrated edition of 31 folding plates.
Binding full speckled calf, back with five nerves adorned with double boxes and gilded florets, piece of brown morocco title, gold roulette head and foot, triple golden net framing boards, gold wheels highlighting the cuts, contreplats and guards [...]

600 €

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First edition


Description d'une partie de la vallée de Montmorenci, et de ses plus agréables jardins [Ensemble] ...

Chez Le Jay & chez Prault & chez Garnery, A Tempé, A Paris, A Paris 1788 - 1789, In-8 (12x19,5cm), iv, 43pp. 19Pl.

Second edition of the Description of a part of the valley of Montmorenci after the first appeared in 1784 .

700 €

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Signed book


Le greffage

1880 (S.d. ca 1880), Pet. in-4 (18x22,5cm), 159pp., relié.

anonymous original manuscript. Only the right pages are handwritten and only the front.
Binding in full percaline late nineteenth raw. Smooth back with printed as black. boards struck cold of a central medallion and frames. Small spots and freckles scattered on calico. very fine [...]

450 €

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François GENTIL

Le jardinier solitaire, ou dialogue entre un curieux & un jardinier solitaire. Contenant la ...

Chez Henri Desbordes, à Amsterdam 1705, in-12 (9x15,5cm), (22) 427pp. (3), relié.

New edition after the first published in Paris in 1704. A small folding plate showing the scheduling of plots of fruit trees and vegetable garden.
Bound in full brown sheepskin contemporary. Back with nerves decorated. As part tawny leather. A lack tail and small wormholes. upper joint [...]

450 €

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First edition


Dictionnaire du jardinier françois

Chez Mequignon, à Paris 1789, In-8 (10,6x17cm), xij, 691pp. et (4) 720pp. (3), 2 volumes reliés.

first edition.

Binders full of sheepskin used time. Back with nerves decorated.

350 €

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