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MICHAUX, F.A. The North American Sylva. Paris (vol.I, pt.1) or Philadelphia (vol.I, pt.1-vol.III, pt.2): 1817-1819. 3 volumes in 6 original parts only (of seven), large 8vo, original boards, worn, contents browned and spotted. First Paris edition of the English translation. 150 stipple-engraved plates, printed in colors and finished by hand, after Bessa, P.Redouté and others. Lacking the final part 7, with six additional plates. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 5962.

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MICHAUX, F.A. The North American Sylva. Paris (vol.I, pt.1) or Philadelphia (vol.I, pt.1-vol.III, pt.2): 1817-1819. 3 volumes in 6 original parts only (of seven), large 8vo, original boards, worn, contents browned and spotted. First Paris edition of the English translation. 150 stipple-engraved plates, printed in colors and finished by hand, after Bessa, P.Redouté and others. Lacking the final part 7, with six additional plates. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 5962.
Provenance: Germanstown academy, presentation inscription, book-label; Kenneth K. Mackenzie; Horticultural Socirty of New York, bookplate. (6)
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