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The North American Sylva or a Description of the Forest Trees of the United States, Canada and Nova Scotia, considerated Particularly with Respoect to Their Use in the Arts and Their Intro into Commerce.

F. Andrew Michaux and Thomas Nuttall

Editorial: 1857 Robert P. Smith Philadelphia First Edition, 1857
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Librería: Hirschfeld Galleries (Saint Louis, MO, Estados Unidos de America)

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As New (Immaculate, mint, pristine condition) 4to (approx. 9 1/2 inches to 12 inches tall) No Dustjacket as issued. Morocco Leather Binding 6 volumes. With all 277 hand colored plates by Michaux and Nuttall. Overall a superb set in the original publisher gilt brown morocco full with raised bands and gilt spines, tooled in gilt and blind all edges gilt. One of the most famous tree books of all time. Both men were friendly with Thomas Jefferson and travelled widely in the 1790's on into the early 1800's. Superb hand coloring, crisp and clean plates. References include Bennett, Meisel, Sabin and Oak Spring.The full morocco is in superb well loved condition. Provenance: George Brooks, former director of the Jefferson Memorial and Missouri Historical Society. N° de ref. de la librería 002313

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Título: The North American Sylva or a Description of...

Editorial: 1857 Robert P. Smith Philadelphia First Edition

Año de publicación: 1857

Encuadernación: Hardcover

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Hirschfeld Galleries, Established in 1930, is a full-line used, collectible, rare, and antiquarian book dealer located in Saint Louis, Missouri. Our collection comprises over 100,000 items, collected over 5 generations. We specialize in fine bindings, first editions, private press, early printed, and incunabula. We are happy to consult to institutions, private collectors, and the trade. We can offer appraisals, rare book searches, and collection advice.

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