LAMBERT (AYLMER BOURKE) A Description of the Genus Pinus, with Directions Relative to the Cultivation, Atlas vol. 1842

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LAMBERT (AYLMER BOURKE)
A Description of the Genus Pinus, with Directions Relative to the Cultivation, and Remarks on the Uses of the Several Species; Also Descriptions of Many Other New Species of the Family of Coniferae, Atlas vol. only

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LAMBERT (AYLMER BOURKE)
A Description of the Genus Pinus, with Directions Relative to the Cultivation, and Remarks on the Uses of the Several Species; Also Descriptions of Many Other New Species of the Family of Coniferae, Atlas vol. only, letterpress title printed in red and black, 93 hand-coloured engraved plates after Ferdinand and Francis Bauer, G.D. Ehret, J. Sowerby, J.T. Hart and others, blindstamp on title and 6 plates (not touching image), early half morocco, worn [Nissen BBI 1126; Great Flower Books, p.110; Henrey 925; cf. Stafleu & Cowan II, 4145], folio (555 x 370mm.), James Bohn, 1842

Footnotes

  • Lambert's pioneering monograph of the Genus Pinus was first issued in 1803 and completed in 1824 with a total of 58 plates. It then went through various changes in format and numbers of plates up until the present edition of 1842. Stafleu notes that "All copies show difference", this copy with 93 plates (several after Ferdinand Bauer) as noted by Nissen and Henrey.
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