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Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire des plantes

 
HOLLIS Number
Contributors
Dodart, Denis, 1634-1707.
Publication
Paris: Imprimerie Royale, M. DC. LXXVI. [1676]

Description

[5] leaves, 131 p. : ill., front. ; 56 cm. Title vignette, engraved vignettes and initials. Second part (p. 53-131) comprises 39 full-page engravings by Nicolas Robert and Abraham Bosse, with explanatory letterpress on opposite pages. Colophon: A Paris, De l'Imprimerie Royale, par Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy ... M. DC. LXXV. [1675] This book represents the first part of a publication begun by the Académie des sciences; the bulk of the plates were then printed in 1701 under the title Recueil de plantes gravées par ordre du Roi Louis XIV, and later in 1788, with modifications. References: Hunt, R.M.M. Bot. books, 343. References: Nissen, C. Die botanische Buchillustration. 502. References: Pritzel, G.A. Thesaurus lit. botanicae 2341.
 

Language

French
 

Subject

Botany -- Pre-Linnean works.