18 December 2002
JAUME SAINT-HILLAIRE, Jean Henri. Traité des Arbrisseaux et de Arbustes cultivés en France et en pleine Terre. Paris: for the author, 1825.
2 volumes, 4o (270 x 174 mm). 176 stipple-engraved plates, finished by hand, uncut (light browning). Modern buckram and marbled boards. Provenance: Massachusetts Horticultural Society, Stickney Fund (bookplate dated 1887; stamps).
FIRST EDITION, the plates for this work are from the author's Plantes de la France, but are finished by hand, unlike those in Plantes. Nissen 991; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 3309.
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