698.

BRADLEY, Richard

Nouvelles observations physiques et pratiques sur le jardinage et l'art de planter, avec le Calendrier des jardiniers : ouvrage traduit de l'Anglois.

Paris, Paulus-Du-Mesnil, Nyon, Hardy, 1756

3 vols, 12mo: xxxvi-358-[2], v/xvi-510, [2]-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.).

€ 200 / 300

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