18 December 2002
RISSO, Joseph Antoine and Pierre Antoine POITEAU. Histoire naturelle des Orangers. Paris: Henri Plon and G. Masson, 1872.
4o (355 x 268 mm). Half-title. (Few minor marginal repairs.) 110 fine stipple-engraved plates printed in colors and finished by hand after Poiteau by V. Bonnefoi, Chailly, Dien, Gabriel, Legrand, T. Susimihl and Texier. Modern buckram. Provenance: Massachusetts Horticultural Society, Stickney Fund (bookplate dated 1873; stamps).
Second edition. Oak Spring Pomona 76; Nissen BBI 1640; Great Flower Books, p.73; Dunthorne 263; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 9248.
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