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Mushrooms in and around La Rochelle, France, with 56 plates

BERNARD, Georges Eugène. Champignons observés à la Rochelle et dans les environs.
Paris, Mareschal and Martin (text); Germer Ballière et compagnie (atlas), 1882. 2 volumes (text & atlas). 8vo. Atlas volume with 56 lithographed plates (7 partly hand-coloured). Contemporary half cloth, with the original publisher's printed paper wrappers bound in. 434, [1], [1 blank]; IV pp. Full description
€ 1,500
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Dried samples of 23 varieties of mushroom collected in France 1862-1912

[HERBARIUM - MUSHROOMS]. BERTILLON, [Louis-Adolphe] & F[rançois]. [Herbier de champignons].
[Paris and Maison-Laffitte], 1862-1912. 4to & folded folio leaves in a 4to portfolio (23 x 18 cm). A mushroom herbarium comprising samples of 23 varieties of mushroom, each mounted on paper, with manuscript notes and an occasional pencil drawing, the two earliest mounted and written on a pre-printed form. Loosely inserted in a contemporary half green cloth portfolio. [26] ll., the 2 folio ll. folded in half. Full description
€ 1,500
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Beautiful work on Austrian plants and fungi, with a pioneering article on Stapelieae

[JACQUIN, Nikolaus Joseph von; Joachim Friedrich Plappart; Joseph Sonnauer]. Miscellanea Austriaca ad botanicam, chemiam, et historiam naturalem spectantia, cum figuris partim coloratis.
Vienna, ex officina Krausiana, 1778-1781. 2 volumes bound as 1. 4to. With 44 contemporary hand coloured, full-page copper-engraved plates of flowering plants, fungi and lichen. All plates are numbered and a few are signed ("J. Adam sculp."). Later gold-tooled quarter mottled calf. [4], 212; 423, [1] pp. Full description
€ 2,750
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On German mushrooms, mosses, cereals and grasses, with 111 hand-coloured engraved plates

LÖBE, William. Die Getreidearten und Hülsenfrüchte. Aus Deutschlands Landwirthschaftlicher Flora.
Leipzig, Wilhelm Baensch, 1863. With 28 hand-coloured engraved plates and 2 engraved plates.
(2) LÖBE, William. Die Gräser der Wiese und des Waldes. Aus der Landwirthschaftlichen Flora.
Leipzig, Wilhelm Baensch, 1863. With 19 (of 21) hand-coloured engraved plates.
(3) EBBINGHAUS, Julius. Die Pilze und Schwämme Deutschlands. Mit besonderer Rücksicht auf die Anwendbarkeit als Nahrungs- und Heilmittel, so wie auf die Nachtheile derselben.Leipzig, Wilhelm Baensch, 1863. With 32 hand-coloured engraved plates.
(4) REDSLOB, Julius. Die Moose und Flechten Deutschlands. Mit besonderer Berücksichtigung auf Nutzen und Nachtheile dieser Gewächse.Leipzig, Wilhelm Baensch, 1863. With 32 hand-coloured engraved plates. 4 works in 1 volume. 4to. Contemporary half calf. [8], 54; VI, 72; [6], VIII, 64; [4], 96 pp. Full description
€ 2,000
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Cryptogams in Germany, with 46 (chromo)lithographed plates

PABST, Gustav and Walther Otto MÜLLER. Cryptogamen-Flora enthaltend die Abbildung und Beschreibung der vorzüglichsten Cryptogamen Deutschlands.
Gera, C.B. Griesbach, 1874-1877. 3 parts in 1 volume. Large 4to (33 x 24.5 cm). With 12 numbered lithographed plates by C. Bollman in part 1; several wood engravings in text and 25 (numbered 23) chromolithographed plates by J.G. Bach in part 2; 1 lithographed and 8 numbered chromo-lithographed plates by Franz Dietsch in part 3. Original decorated publisher's cloth. [2], XXVIII; [4], 98; [6], 36 pp. Full description
€ 350
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Modern standard work on mushrooms, with 316 chromolithographed plates

ROMAGNESI, Henri. Nouvel atlas des champignons.
[Paris], Bordas, 1956-1967. 4 volumes. 4to. With 316 numbered chromolithographed plates after Chenantais and lithographed by Mourlot, 39 full-page black and white illustrations, and 68 illustrations in the text. Publisher's original cloth (each volume a different colour), in the chromolithographed green dust jackets. 96; 202; 64; 224 pp. plus plates. Full description
€ 475
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