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"[botany Arboriculture Forets] Duhamel Du Monceau - Physics Of Trees. 2/2."
DUHAMEL du MONCEAU (Henri-Louis). The Physics of Trees where it is treated of The Anatomy of Plants and Plant Economy to serve as an Introduction to the Complete Treatise on Woods and Forests [sic, Forests] with a Dissertation on the usefulness of botany methods, and an explanation of the terms specific to this science which are in use for the exploitation of timber and forests. [First and second parts]. In Paris, at HL Guérin & LF Delatour, 1758. 2 parts linked in two strong vol. in the format in-4 (265 x 206 mm) of 1 f. bl., 3 ff. n.fol., lxviii - 307 pp. and 14 + 14 folding boards in fine; 2 ff. n.fol., iii - 432 pp. and 1 f. bl. + 17 and 5 folding boards. Uniform bindings of the time in full brown marbled calfskin, double cold fillet framing the covers, ribbed spine adorned with cold greasy fillets, set of small vertical gilt fillets on the nerves, double gilded framing boxes, large gilded florets , seedlings of stars and golden circles, pieces of mahogany morocco title, pieces of havana morocco volume number, golden title, golden volume number, large golden pallet at the tail, double golden thread on the cuts, speckled slices. First edition; complete with its two volumes as well as its 50 engraved folding plates. In addition to pretty typographic ornaments, the first volume opens with a large engraved figurative band. '' Very esteemed book. The author deals with the anatomy of plants, the plant economy, etc. '' (in Musset-Pathay). We will begin by giving an antomic exhibition of the trunk, branches and roots of trees. Then we will discuss the parts whose branches are loaded. Then come the questions relating to the organs of fruiting, the growth of trees, the examination of the union of the grafts with their subjects. Finally, we will study everything related to the plant economy ''. Musset-Pathay, Bibliographie agronomique, 1535 - Brunet VI, Manual of the bookseller and the lover of books, 4845 - Quérard II, La France littéraire, p. 655 - Nissen, BBI, 543 - Pritzel, Thesaurus literaturae botanicae, 2468. Torn angles. Small angular superficial lack affecting each of the first courses. Beginning of a lunge affecting a bit. Threadbare caps; one with lack. Some clear rednesses and marginal or angular rings in the structures. Notwithstanding, good condition.
Price : 1600 €
Period:18th century
Style:Other Style
Condition : Cf description

Material : Papier

Reference : 703806
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