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Collection de differéntes espèces de serres chaudes, pour forcer des ananas, des arbres fruitiers, et pour préserver des plantes exotiques délicates; calculée pour l'usage des amateurs et celui des étudians de la botanique et du jardinage. Traduit de l'Anglois.Paris; London, [R. Ackermann]; (Leipzig, F.G. Baumgärtner), [1798]. Oblong folio. With plans and views of garden hothouse architecture on 24 full-page aquatints. Original paper wrappers.
- Plesch, p. 383 (aquatint); WorldCat (3 copies). Cf. Lindley library, p. 375 & Online Cat. (English ed.). Not in Springer; Henrey. First and only edition of the simultaneously published French translation of a popular model book on the garden architecture of greenhouses, published in English as 'A collection of various forms of stoves' (London, 1798). This edition is known with two different imprints: London, Ackermann, and ours from "London and Paris" but, apparently published at Leipzig, by F.G. Baumgärtner, according to the pasted title-label on the wrappers.Text pages slightly browned and foxed. Frayed edges. Binding rubbed and strengthened at spine. Good large-paper copy with wide margins, uncut, of a model book on greenhouses. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
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