[botany Horticulture Medicine Phytotherapy] City - History Of Plants. 2/2. 1689 flag


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"[botany Horticulture Medicine Phytotherapy] City - History Of Plants. 2/2. 1689"
[without author] - [From CITY (Jean-Baptiste or Nicolas)]. History of the plants of Europe and of the most used which come from Asia, Africa and America where we see their figures, their names, in what time they flower and the place where they grow with A summary of their specific qualities and virtues. In Lyon, at Jean-Bapt's. [Baptiste] de Ville, 1689. 2 volumes bound in a strong vol. in the format pt in-12 (163 x 88 mm) of 24 ff. n.fol., 866 pp. and 40 ff. n.fol. Binding from the time of full glazed and speckled Havana calfskin, Jansenist plates, spine with ribs decorated with cold fatty fillets, gilded fillets, gilt fleurons, gilded title and volume number, speckled edges. Complete set of its two volumes; here bound in a loud volume. Each page contains a woodcut in the text depicting the plant studied. The work, known under the name of Petit Bauhin, is one of the first to attempt to achieve a natural classification of plants. Bauhin marked a turning point in the history of botany. He did not content himself with taking up and commenting on the old texts. Based on real work of observation, his herbarium contained more than 4,000 samples. Bauhin to propose an embryo of classification, breaking with the alphabetical system. Its plant denomination prefigures Linnaeus' binomial system. '' Barbier II, Dictionary of Anonymous Works, 761-c (considering an original edition of 1707) - Pritzel, Thesaurus literaturae botanicae omnium, 10786 - Thousand and one books of the collection Arpad Plesch, p. 199 - Quérard II, La France littéraire, p. 545 (for an edition of 1737). Lack of the head of the back; which is otherwise cracked. Old restoration at the second bit. Small superficial lack in margin of the first course. About twenty pages suffer from a small lack in the head; with at most very slight damage to the current title. Clear rednesses, small spots or light circles in the structures; unhindered for reading. Small verse work affecting the last pages of the Table (with at most loss of a letter on the last 6 lines). Besides, good condition.
Price : 630 €
Artist : -
Period:17th century
Style:Other Style
Condition : Cf description

Material : Papier

Reference : 827910
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