A lovely work by Abbé Jean-Roger Schabol, a French ecclesiastic and horticulturist who made a name for himself through improvements in horticulture.
Famous horticultural treatise which contains 5 fold-out plates engraved in intaglio after J. Robert, depicting grafting, plants, pruning fruit trees, etc.
The work consists of a series of short treatises on gardening in general, peach growing, shelters, trellises, pruning of fruit trees, orange tree growing, cauliflowers, cardoons, melons, etc., as well as strawberries and the cultivation of grapevines, etc.
M. L'Abbé Roger Schabol - La Théorie du Jardinage - 1774.
(2) ff. of half-title and title pages, frontispiece portrait, 558 pages, (3) ff. of approval, privilege and errata, 5 fold-out plates at the end.
Binding in good condition, work in its grained tawny full calfskin binding, presence of a cut on the head of the spine, missing crowns, some cracks in the right joint, some lacks of leather on the angles, rubbed leather, red edges, adorned ribbed spine, gilded titling.
Inside in good condition, some foxing, lovely headbands, culs-de-lampe, marbled endpapers, 5 fold-out plates engraved in intaglio after J. Robert, a frontispiece portrait, plates in perfect condition.
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- Aantal boeken
- Botanica, Geïllustreerd, Naslagwerken
- Auteur/ Illustrator
- M. L'Abbé Roger Schabol
- La Théorie du Jardinage
- Publicatiejaar oudste item
- Oorspronkelijke taal
- Frères Debure
- Aantal pagina‘s.
- 17×11 cm