HOUBA (JULIEN) Les chênes de l'Amérique septentrionale en Belgique, FIRST EDITION, [1840s]; and 6 other Herbariums of mounted flowers (10)

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HOUBA (JULIEN)
Les chênes de l'Amérique septentrionale en Belgique, FIRST EDITION, [1840s]; and 6 other Herbariums of mounted flowers (10)

Sold for £ 446 (US$ 540) inc. premium
HOUBA (JULIEN)
Les chênes de l'Amérique septentrionale en Belgique, FIRST EDITION, half-title, 57 lithographed plates (including 38 nature-printed chromolithographs of leaves), contemporary half calf, original printed upper wrapper bound in [Nissen BBI 937], large 8vo, Hasselt, Ceysens, 1887--[ALPINE FLORA] A collection of approximately 100 actual mounted samples of Alpine flora, mounted on loose sheets, most with printed identification label, held in modern cloth box, gilt morocco lettering label on spine, [late nineteenth century]--Album of "Wild Flowers", compiled by Marmaduke Burton Dawnay, approximately 100 actual samples of pressed flowers mounted on 34 sheets (recto only), all captioned, with Dawnay's ownership stamp, nineteenth century half morocco, 4to, initialed "M.D., September 1899"--French album of pressed flowers, compiled by Emilie Vail, upwards of 50 actual samples mounted with paper tabs on 31 sheets (recto only), captioned in ink with place and date collected ("Jardin de Pope, Londres 1835", "Tombeau de Napoleon", "Chateau de Blois, 1843", etc.), contemporary quarter morocco, oblong 8vo, [1840s]; and 6 other Herbariums with mounted flowers, including 4 with samples mostly collected in Surrey in the 1870s (10)
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