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Collection of seventy-eight water color plates of plants

 
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Publication
[Place of publication not identified]: [publisher not identified], [18th century?]

Description

Digital Facsimile 

Color illustrations also on endpapers.

"Manuscript Herbarium of the XVIII century."--Dumbarton Oaks Research Library & Collection shelflist card.

"The flyleaf [cover] bears manuscript note, 'Offered to Dr. [de] Closmadeus [Closmadeuc?], by his most devoted HTE [Ph.?, Philippe?] Salmon'. [all wording in French on actual cover: "Offere au docteur de Closmadeuc par soi [illegible] [illegible] Salmon]".--Dumbarton Oaks Research Library & Collection shelflist card.

"78 water color pls. (recto) with 76 pl. of text on medicinal properties of each plant on verso."--Dumbarton Oaks Research Library & Collection shelflist card.

 

Language

French
 

Subject

Botanical illustration -- Early works to 1800.; Medicinal plants -- Early works to 1800.; Materia medica, Vegetable -- Early works to 1800.; Botany, Medical -- Early works to 1800.; Herbals -- Early works to 1800.; Plants -- Early works to 1800.; Manuscripts, French