London, South Kensington
3 October 2006
REDOUTE, Pierre Joseph (1759-1840) & Claude Antoine THORY. Les Roses. Paris, chez P. Dufart, St. Petersburg: chez J.F. Hauër, 1835. Volume III only (of 3), 8° (238 x 163mm). Half title, 65 engraved plates, printed in colour and finished by hand (occasional light spotting). Contemporary calf-backed boards, flat spine decorated and lettered in gilt (a little scuffed and rubbed). Third octavo edition. cf. Nissen BBI 1599; cf. Sitwell Great Flower Books p. 128; The lot sold as a collection of plates, not subject to return.
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