Traité de Paléontologie végétale ou la flore du monde primitif dans ses rapports avec les formations géologiques et la flore du monde actuel. Atlas de 110 planches lithographiées.
Item ID 28093
Paris, J. B. Baillière, 1874. Folio (36.0 x 27.5 cm). 46 pp.; 110 lithographed plates with over 1,800 figures of which about 60 nicely tinted. Original blind-tooled cloth, with gilt title on the spine and front board. The atlas of this most important and beautifully illustrated paleobotanical work. A smaller-sized text part was issued too, but is not included here. As usual some marginal foxing. Added: J. B. Baillière's 4 pp. octavo sales leaflet announcing this publication in 1869: "Deux volumes grand in-8o avec un atlas de 100 planches grand in 40 lithographiées", with an outline of its scope and a complete list of chapters and contents. Apparently the number of plates was subsequently increased to 110. Nissen BBI, 1757. The atlas of this most important and beautifully illustrated palaeobotanical work