LARGE FORMAT NINETEENTH CENTURY FRENCH HERBARIUM. by (Herbarium) (ARNOULD, L.M.)

LARGE FORMAT NINETEENTH CENTURY FRENCH HERBARIUM. by (Herbarium) (ARNOULD, L.M.)

LARGE FORMAT NINETEENTH CENTURY FRENCH HERBARIUM.

ca. 1850s. An attractive and generally well preserved collection of 70 mounted botanical specimens collected in France during the mid-nineteenth century. The majority are accompanied by hand-written descriptive labels, including a few with extended notes (in one case extending to several pages). Some specimens appear to have been collected in the region around Paris, while others (including a few tropical plants) appear to have been cultivated and collected in the herborist's own garden. They are, for the most part, well preserved and attractively mounted. Folio (46 x 31 cm); 70 specimen sheets, mostly double-size and folded to protect the specimens.

Preserved in four heavy gray paper fasicles; occasional damage to some of the more fragile specimens, but generally well preserved.
Book ID: 15694
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