SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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SIEBECK, R.
Guide pratique du Jardinier-Payagiste a l'usage des proprietaires, amateurs, architects, ingenieurs, jardiniers, etc......traduction de allemand par j. rothschild......introduction generale par Charles Naudin. hand coloured garden designs

Published
Paris, Madrid, Leipzig: 1870.
Plates
24
Binding/Size
L=FOLIO
Value
0-5000
Published
Paris, Madrid, Leipzig: 1870.
Ref
554

Troisieme edition. Folio (19x15 inches) quarter contemporary blue morocco over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. Title in gilt to spine with raised bands and spine in sox compartments, lettered on two and four. Small gilt motif in other compartments. Top and tail of spine a little rubbed and worn. Half title 2 identical titles, leaf for the Seconde Partie and 24 numbered but untitled, hand-coloured lithographic plates of gardens. Plus in an identically bound slipcase a truly monumental garden plate of BOIS DE BOULOGNE in Paris a hand-coloured lithograph linen backed in 16 parts measuring a total of 55" x70". Unfortunately it is wanting the text. 1. Plan 1. Parts A & B. 2. Plan 2. 3. Plan 3. 4. Plan 4. 5. Plan 5. 6. Plan 6. 7. Plan 7. 8. Plan 8. 9. Plan 9. 10. Plan 10. 11. Plan 11. 12. Plan 12. 13. Plan 13. 14. Plan 14. 15. Plan 15. 16. Plan 16. 17. Plan 17. By water. 18. Plan 18. 19. Small plan 19. 20. Small plan 20. 21. Small plan 21. 22. Plan 22. 23. Plan 23. 24. Plan 24.