Lot 8 of 302:
70 chromolithographic plates of grapes.  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$4,500
Estimate:
$7,000 - $10,000

Title:
Ampelographie Francaise
Author:
Rendu, Victor
Place:
Paris
Publisher:
Librairie Victor Masson
Date:
1857
Description:

70 chromolithographic plates with corresponding text. Text in French. (Large folio) 48x33 cm (18¾x13") quarter green morocco and marbled boards, gilt spine with raised bands, marbled endpapers.

Ampelography is the field of botany concerned with the identification and classification of grapevines. With 70 vibrant and detailed plates.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Fair amount of general wear and scuffing to boards, scuffing and chipping to leather with tearing to spine head, corner tips bumped and worn; interior with scattered finger soiling and light foxing, plates vibrant; interior very good.
 
Item number:
307091
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