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Auction 99, Lot 681

"Redoute's Roses [together with] A Redoute Treasury: 468 Watercolours from Les Liliacees of Pierre-Joseph Redoute", Various

Subject: Reference - Natural History

Period: 1986-90 (published)

Publication: Wellfleet Press


9 x 12.3 inches
22.9 x 31.2 cm

Two fine books focusing on the famous botanical artist, Pierre-Joseph Redoute, who painted in the lavish gardens of Malmaison for Empress Josephine Bonaparte. First (Roses) contains fine facsimile reproductions of the original plates. Folio, 341 pp, 167 full-color plates. Hardcover in red buckram with illustrated dustjacket. Second (Les Liliacees) contains full color illustrations and extensive notes on the taxonomy of the plates by Peter & Frances Mallary. 229 pp. Hardbound in green buckram with illustrated dustjacket.


Condition: A

Dustjacket sunned on spine, else fine.

Estimate: $100 - $150


Closed on 6/12/2002