Vilmorin & Cie|
Album de clichés. Electrotypes. Kupferniederschlæge. Comprenant toutes les illustrations des ouvrages et catalogues publiés par ... Containing … Enthaltend …
Paris, Vilmorin, 1911, 3. edition, pp. [vii], 484, numerous electrotype text-illustrations, folio, decorated and lettered cloth (faded; spine carefully repaired). Unobtrusive cancelled library stamps. Fine copy.
€ 500This work contains the illustrations published in the books and catalogues by Vilmorin. The used electrotypes were offered for sale (and were indeed frequently used by many publishers and nurseries). The album contains: vegetables (pp. 1-139; medicinal and pot herbs (pp. 143-145); cereals, agricultural and economical plants (pp. 149-165); grasses (pp. 166-172); agricultural and economical plants (pp. 173-179); trees and shrubs, fruits (pp. 183-203); glasshouse plants (pp. 204-222; palms (pp. 223-229); ferns (pp. 230-231; flowers (pp. 235-445); miscellaneous (pp. 449-460).