OBSERVATIONS SUR LA NOMENCLATURE ET LE CLASSEMENT DES ROSES, by…

OBSERVATIONS SUR LA NOMENCLATURE ET LE CLASSEMENT DES ROSES, by (Roses) VIBERT, J.-P.
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"le grand rosiériste de la première moitié du XIX siècle"

OBSERVATIONS SUR LA NOMENCLATURE ET LE CLASSEMENT DES ROSES, Suivies Du Catalogue de Celles Cultivées Par J.-P. Vibert at Saint-Denis...

Paris: Chez Madame Huzard, 1830. The nurseryman Jean-Pierre Vibert was "le grand rosiériste de la première moitié du XIX siècle... Ces catalogues constituent une source précieuse pour la connaissance des anciennes 'Roses de France'" (François Joyaux. LA ROSE DE FRANCE, pages 123 and 125). Jean- Pierre Vibert first published his OBSERVATIONS SUR LA NOMENCLATURE ET LE CLASSEMENT DES ROSES, including a catalogue of roses, in 1819. It went into at least eleven editions, but, the catalogue of roses published with it would be altered each year. In this copy roses added in 1830 are included; roses that did not sell well were also removed. The roses are identified by name, inventory number, type, price, color and nuance, and the date of first entrance" into commerce. Stock 3059; Werger & Burton 1245. 8vo (19.1 x 14.7 cm); 56 pp.

Later binding in marbled paper over boards with gilt lettered red leather title piece on spine, new endpapers; some light browning to title page, a bit throughout text, as well; text impression of verso sometimes shows through on rectos. Well preserved.

Book ID: 16375
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