Flora Gallo-Provincialis

By: Gerard, Louis (Ludovici Gerardi)

Price: £350.00

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Book Condition: Good


Illustrated with an engraved folding map, 19 attractive engraved plates, octavo,half-title, title page, pp xviii, 585, (ii), a little age-toning and slight staining internally, hinge at the front slightly weak but otherwise good and sound internally, full contemporary calf, worn at the corners, a little rubbed generally, the upper joint with slight wear, lacking a small piece at the head of the spine, marbled endpapers. RARE. [From the library of the nurseryman Will Ingwersen, with his signature on the first blank and his bookplate on the front endpaper.]. { "The book is important because it contains an early attempt at a natural system, prior to Adanson, ignored by A-L de Jussieu, influenced to some extent by Linnaeus's Ordines Naturales" - Stafleu & Cowan.]

Title: Flora Gallo-Provincialis

Author Name: Gerard, Louis (Ludovici Gerardi)

Categories: Floras, Early works,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Paris, C.J.B. Bauche: 1761

Binding: Full Leather

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 016590