Title Album Des Orchidees De l'Europe Centrale et Septentrionale
Book Condition Fair
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition First Edition.
Size 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Publisher Geneva and Paris Librairie Georg & Cie, Librairie O.Doin 1899
Seller ID 003875
NB: Text is in French throughout with common names in English, German and French. Turquoise blue cloth with titles in gilt on spine and front cover. Condition: Fair, covers have general light shelfwear and bumping to spine and cover corners, with heavier shelfwear and sunning to spine. Front inner hinge cracked but holding firmly. Binding becoming a little loose in general, with some internal cracking. Light browning to endpapers and text edges, with occasional foxing to the colour plates. Previous owners name on front endpaper. No inscriptions. 90pp text and 2pp. list of plates (59 colour and one b/w). Henry Louis Correvon (1854-1939) was a Swiss naturalist and botanist, specialising in Alpine flora. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall