Traite des Arbres Forestiers, ou Histoire et Description des Arbres Indigenes ou Naturalises, don't la tige a de trente a cent vingt peids d'elevation, et sert aux constructions civiles en naveles. M. JAUME SAINT-HILAIRE.

Traite des Arbres Forestiers, ou Histoire et Description des Arbres Indigenes ou Naturalises, don't la tige a de trente a cent vingt peids d'elevation, et sert aux constructions civiles en naveles.

Paris. Chez L'Auteur. 1824. 1824. Hardcover. 4to. 26x 20cm, iv,27,[96]p., (descriptive text for each plates, some are 2p.) engraved portrait and 90 plates printed in colour, colour high lights retouched by hand, in full deiced green calf, raised bands, red leather label, blind decorations in the panels and on the bands, gilt ruled borders on the boards, marbled endpapers, some early and late foxing, spine slightly sunned else very good to fine attractive bound copy (snds) - Nissen 990. The book is generally described as large octavo but this is obviously the Large Paper edition small quarter at 26cm. Nissen records only the 8vo edition. The portrait is of Henri-Louis Duhamel du Monceau. Item #15260

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