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Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe :ou descriptions et figures des plantes les plus rares et les plus méritantes, nouvellement introduites sur le continent ou en Angleterre, Vol. 8

by Houtte, Louis van (éditeur)

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Gand, 1852-1853, Half-Leather, 4to.l With 91 coloured chromolithograph tissue-guarded plates depicting flowers and plants (14 double plates) 10 engraved plates. Nissen 2254. 308 p. Louis van Houtte founded the Ecole d'Horticulture at Ghent and started the horticultural journal Flore des serres et des Jardins de l'Europe. Collaborators on the journal were Charles Lemaire and Michael Scheidweiler. Spine and edges slightly worn.

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