14 June 2006
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
LEMAIRE, Charles (1801-1871), Louis VAN HOUTTE and others, editors. Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l'Europe. Ghent: Van Houtte, 1845-1880.
23 volumes (all published), 8o (245 x 162 mm). Approximately 2,500 plain and hand-colored or finished lithographed plates, many folding or double-page, and illustrations in text. (Some plates with slight paper discoloration, short tears at the edges, several disbound.) Contemporary black half morocco (some covers detached, many spines perished).
A complete run of this important journal, copiously illustrated with very fine plates. Great Flower Books p.84; Nissen BBI 2254. Sold as a periodical, not subject to return. (23)
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