Curiositez De La Nature Et De L'Art Sur La Vegetation: Ou L'Agriculture, Et Le Jardinage Dans Leur Perfection.

Paris, Cellier, 1708.

8vo. In a contemporary Cambridge-style mirror binding with four raised bands and richly gilt spine. Traces from old paper-label to upper part of spine. Wormholes and scratches to boards. Internally with wormtract in outer margin, occassionally touching text, otherwise a nice copy. (24), 472, (8) pp.

Later edition, first published in 1703, of Vallement’s popular work on agriculture and gardening containing descriptions on the cultivation and propagation methods of wheat, flowers, and fruit plants, on garden care and pruning for ornamental purposes.

Vallemont (1649-1721) was a historian, numismatist, theologian, and physician with a passion for gardening as well.

Order-nr.: 61149

DKK 3.000,00