• Travel, Science & Natural Hist auction at Christies

    Sale 5809

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    15 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 250

    DUHAMEL, DU MONCEAU, Henri Louis (1700-81?). Traité des arbres fruitiers; contenant leur figure, leur description, leur culture, &c.. Paris: Saillant & Desaint, 1768. 2 volumes, 4° (343 x 254mm). Half-titles, engraved frontispiece in volume I, 180 engraved plates after Aubriet, M. Basseporte and le Berriays. (Some light browning, stronger in vol.II and affecting most plates occasional light soiling, mainly in upper margin.) Contemporary calf, lettering-pieces, gilt edges (rubbed and scuffed, lettering-pieces partly torn away, joints starting to split).

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    DUHAMEL, DU MONCEAU, Henri Louis (1700-81?). Traité des arbres fruitiers; contenant leur figure, leur description, leur culture, &c.. Paris: Saillant & Desaint, 1768. 2 volumes, 4° (343 x 254mm). Half-titles, engraved frontispiece in volume I, 180 engraved plates after Aubriet, M. Basseporte and le Berriays. (Some light browning, stronger in vol.II and affecting most plates occasional light soiling, mainly in upper margin.) Contemporary calf, lettering-pieces, gilt edges (rubbed and scuffed, lettering-pieces partly torn away, joints starting to split).
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