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With 715 mostly coloured plates of French mushrooms

GILLET, Claude Casimir. Les hyménomycètes ou Description de tous les champignons (fungi) qui croissent en France avec l'indication de leurs propriétés utiles ou vénéneuses.
Alençon, Ch. Thomas (colophon: printed by Ch. Thomas & L. Mention), 1874-1898. 1 volume text, 3 volumes plates. 8vo. With illustrations of 717 varieties of mushrooms on 715 lithographed plates, mostly coloured. Contemporary half sheepskin. Full description
€ 3,500
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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. 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. Full description
€ 475
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Earliest Dutch monograph on fungi, presentation copy

STERBEECK, Franciscus van. Theatrum fungorum, oft het tooneel der campernoelien waer inne vertoont wort de gedaante, ken-teeckens, natuere, crachten, voetsel, deught ende ondeught.
Antwerp, Joseph Jacobs, 1675. 4to. With folding engraved portrait of the dedicatee (the Antwerp city physician Joh. van Buyten) by Arn. van Westerhout after Car. E. Biset, and 36 mostly folding engraved plates by P. van Sickeleers. Contemporary vellum. Full description
€ 7,500
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