8 December 2015
PUYDT, Paul Émile de (1810-1891). Les Orchidées. Histoire Iconographique... avec une revue descriptive des espèces cultivées en Europe. Paris: J. Rothschild, 1880.
8° (266 x 177 mm). Half-title, title printed in red and black, 50 chromolithographed plates by Leroy and Guibert, 244 text vignettes. Contemporary morocco.
FIRST EDITION. Plate 14 bound at the beginning as a frontispiece. This collection of orchid plates is accompanied by a history and guide to orchids. Nissen BBI 1572; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 8410.
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