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Camus, Edmond Gustave "
Iconographie des orchidees des environs de Paris.[Paris, ] 1885.With: (2) Camus, Edmond Gustave. Iconographie des orchidees de France.[Paris, ] 1891.(3) Camus, Edmond Gustave. Orchidees.[Without place and date].(4) Camus, Edmond Gustave. Iconographie des orchidees des environs de Paris. - Texte.Paris, Paindebled, 1885. 4 volumes bound as 2. Drawings volumes large folio (48 x 33 cm) and text volume folio (38.5 x 26 cm). With 3 calligraphed title-pages (drawings volumes) and 1 photogravure title-page (text volume, with the calligraphic dedication Camus's hand-written text reproduced in the same manner), 108 original watercolour drawings of orchids, exquisitely coloured, finished with gum arabic and signed by the author, photograph of author pasted onto leaf preceding title-page. Uniformly bound in blue half morocco."
1852. Splendid work with watercolour drawings of the orchids of France and Mediterranean countries by Edmond Gustave Camus (1852-1915), a pharmacist and botanist, fascinated by the intricate taxonomy of the genus of the orchid."
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