Flore Illustre de Nice et des Alpes-Maritimes. Iconographie des Orchidees

Nice: Caisson et Mignon, 1868. Illustrated with 63 hand coloured full page plates (all plates present).
First edition.
Quarto, skillfully re-backed in half green morocco over green marbled boards, lettered in gilt on spine, marbled endpapers and speckled edges. Slight rubbing of slightly repaired corners, else fine.

Barla was Director of the Museum of Natural History in Nice and the volume is an important book on the orchids of southern France. [Nissen BBI, 78. Stafleu & Cowan Suppl. I, 20.221].

Price: $2,750.00
SKU: 33084
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