9 June 2004
FEUILLÉE, Louis (1660-1732). Journal des observations physique, mathematiques et botaniques. Paris: Pierre Giffart, 1714.
2 volumes only (of 3; lacking the later supplement), 4o (248 x 188 mm). 64 plates, including 4 double-page and 50 botanical plates at end of vol. II. Contemporary mottled calf, spines gilt (spine of vol. I partly perished, rubbed); morocco-faced slipcase.
FIRST EDITION. A third volume was published 11 years later. Sabin notes that the section relating to Peru is of particular interest. Alden and Landis 714/49; Brunet II:1240; Nissen BBI 622; Stafleu & Cowan 1767 (calling for fewer plates). (3)
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