Les champignons supérieur du Tarn. Ouvrage couronné par l'Académie des Sciences de Toulouse (Medaillon d'or).
Paris, J. B. Baillière et fils, 1889. 8vo (21.5 x 14.5 cm). 198 [i] pp.; 32 chromolithographed plates. Later half cloth over marbled boards. Gilt title on the spine. Marbled endpapers.
A fine example of a very well-illustrated regional mycological work, in this case of the Tarn region east of Toulouse in southern France which is characterized by diverse micro-climates and a huge variety of fungi of Mediterranean, mountain and western European origin. Signed by the author, the French mycologist Jules Bel (1850-1922) on the half-title. According to Volbracht "Selten". Volbracht, 117. Neither in Nissen, BBI, nor in Stafleu and Cowan.