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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 239

    DEZALLIER D'ARGENVILLE, Antoine Joseph (1680-1765). La theorie et la pratique du jardinage. Paris: P.-J. Mariette, 1747. 4° (250 x 195mm). Title printed in red and black, 49 folding engraved plates, mostly after Le Blond (occasional very light browning, a few minor rust-stains). Contemporary mottled calf, gilt spine with brown morocco lettering piece, double gilt fillet round sides with, at centre, the arms of Charles-Nicolas Leclerc de Lesseville [Olivier 1352 (fer 2)] (joints repaired). Fourth edition, with many new additions and several extra plates.

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    DEZALLIER D'ARGENVILLE, Antoine Joseph (1680-1765). La theorie et la pratique du jardinage. Paris: P.-J. Mariette, 1747. 4° (250 x 195mm). Title printed in red and black, 49 folding engraved plates, mostly after Le Blond (occasional very light browning, a few minor rust-stains). Contemporary mottled calf, gilt spine with brown morocco lettering piece, double gilt fillet round sides with, at centre, the arms of Charles-Nicolas Leclerc de Lesseville [Olivier 1352 (fer 2)] (joints repaired). Fourth edition, with many new additions and several extra plates.


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