CHAUMETON, FRANÇOIS PIERRE. 1775-1819.
Flore médicale. Paris: Panckouke, 1814-1819.
8 volumes. 8vo (203 x 122 mm). Half-titles. 2 folding engraved tables in vol 7. 418 color stipple-engraved plates (of 425) numbered consecutively and 13 plates "bis." Period half sheep over marbled boards, red and green morocco spine labels. Minor toning, intermittent foxing to text and occasionally to plates, one plate dampstaines, a couple small rubs to spines, overall an attractive set.
FIRST EDITION. Plates include pineapple, banana, palms, melons, et cetera in addition to the more usual medical herbs and flowers; a lovely example of fine French color printing. Nissen BBI 349; Pritzel 1676.