(GEEL. Pierre Corneille Van).

Lot 37
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3500 - 4000 EUR
(GEEL. Pierre Corneille Van).
Amateur Flora - Selection of the most remarkable plants for their elegance and usefulness. Paris. Leroi. 1847. 2 volume in-folio, long-grained beige half-maroquin, ornate ribbed spine, gold figure in the last box. Illustrated with 176 full-page, full-color plates on strong paper, not 170 as announced on the title page. The plates were printed in color and retouched with a brush. Unusual Parisian edition, based on the plates of the Sertum Botanicum, published in Brussels in 1828-1832. Ex-libris Philippe de Vilmorin. The golden figure at the bottom of the back, surrounding an anchor, is the figure of the Cariad, Philippe de Vilmorin's boat, which included a beautiful bookcase. Discreetly freckled.
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