Auction 103, Lot 647

"Flore Medicale Tome V", Chaumeton, Francois Pierre

Subject: Botany

Period: 1818 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

14 x 8.2 inches
35.6 x 20.8 cm

A fine French treatise on medicinal botany illustrated with hand colored stipple engravings. 280 pp., 58 hand colored engraved plates. Hardbound in full calf with gilt embossed lettering and designs on spine and a grape leaf design on front and back covers.


Condition: A

Minor wear. Binding has been professionally repaired with new spine and marbled end papers. Content and plates fine.

Estimate: $450 - $550

Sold for: $800

Closed on 6/11/2003