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Traité Des Arbres Fruitiers. Illustrated Agronomy Pomology Experimental Farm 1768 [2 Folio Vols]

By: Duhamel Du Monceau, [Henri-Louis]

Price: $2,726.00

Publisher: Paris, Saillant and Desaint,: 1768

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38951

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


B/ w; Folio 11 x 15"; 1768. First edition. Two folio volumes. Contemporary calf leather, spine gilt, all edges gilt, covers with shelf wear as normal. Spine dry. 13 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches (33.5 x 23.5 cm) ; xxix, [2], 337; [iv], 280 pp. ; 180 fine engraved plates. Worn with one lettering label lacking, plates with ink library stamps, some surface soiling. Bookplates to front pastedowns ofBirmingham Free Library and John W Cockney. Plates after drawings by Claude Aubriet, Madeleine Basseporte, and René Le Berryais. First edition of one of the most beautiful French botanical books of the 18th c... View more info