London, South Kensington
6 April 2001
CHAUMENTON, François Pierre. Flore du Dictionnaire des Sciences Médicales, Paris: C. L. F. Panckoucke, 1814-16. Parts 3-23 and 89-90 only (of 106), 8°, 92 plates, printed in colour and finished by hand, by Lambert jeune after Madame E. Panckoucke and P. J. F. Turpin, half title and title of volume II in part 16 (pt. 12 waterstained, occasional staining in pt. 16, else only a few faint spots), original printed wrappers, glassine protective wrappers (small part of front and rear wrapper of pt. 12 torn away, head and tail of spines chipped). FIRST EDITION. Nissen BBI 349; Wellcome II, 332 [both only list the book edition in 7 vols.].
Includes illustrations of the pineapple, coffee, cacao, and vanilla plants. (23)
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