Sign In | Register
Chevreuse Tardive, Plate XIV,  from "Traite des Arbres Fruitiers" by  Henri Louis Duhamel  Du Monceau - First edition - 1768 - from Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints and Biblio.com

Chevreuse Tardive, Plate XIV, from "Traite des Arbres Fruitiers"

by Duhamel Du Monceau, Henri Louis

Condition: Very good condition


Paris: Saillant & Desaint, 1768. First edition. Print. Very good condition. Original copper engraved plate of late peaches with later hand color, from Duhamel Du Monceau's important 18th century fruit book. Only 1000 copies of the work were published. The artists include Aubriet, Basseport and Le Berriays. Bright, strong impressions. Henri Louis Duhamel du Monceau (1700-1782) was one of the most important French writers on fruit, plant physiology and agriculture, and "in this field he was one of the outstanding botanists of the eighteenth century" (Raphael). Image size 8.25 x 10", Paper size 9 7/8 x 13", printed on laid paper, golden plum color with green/yellow leaves, very clean. Book reference: Nissen 550; Great Flower Books, p. 55; Dunthorne 100; Stafleu TL2 1546; Oak Spring Pomona, 28.


  • Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 21097
  • Title: Chevreuse Tardive, Plate XIV, from "Traite des Arbres Fruitiers"
  • Author: Duhamel Du Monceau, Henri Louis
  • Format/binding: Print
  • Book condition: Used - Very good condition
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Publisher: Saillant & Desaint
  • Place: Paris
  • Date published: 1768
  • Bookseller catalogs: PRINTS; BOTANICAL;


Reviews

Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)




Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
leaves
Very generally, "leaves" refers to the pages of a book, as in the common phrase, "loose-leaf pages." A leaf is a single sheet...[more]
plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
First Edition
In collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in cases...[more]

$250.00

$7.00 shipping to USA

More shipping options >




A Brief Introduction to the History of Children’s Books

Collecting Children's Literature

Children's books are among some of the most popular themes to build a book collection on. Learn a bit more in our  Brief History of Children's Literature.

Storing a Book Collection

How to properly store your collection

Don't let a few small mistakes erode the value of your growing book collection. Review these tips to help preserve the beauty of your books!


Trustpilot