3 vols, 12mo: xxxvi-358-, v/xvi-510, -12-442 pp.; 13 pls (complete despite of the pagination, lacks of paper v. I p. 59-60, minor dampstaining in v. III).
Contemp. marbled calf, gilt-tooled flat spines, red edges (somewhat worn, lower board of v. III badly scratched, dulled to nude corners).
First ed. of the translation by Philippe-Florent de Puisieux (1713-1772) of "The new improvements of planting and gardening" (1st ed.: 1717). Ill. with 1 frontispiece and 12 fold. pl. of plants, insects, instruments, buildings engraved by Pierre-François Legrand. Ref. Pritzel 1076 (English ed.).
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