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- Published: Paris
- Published date: 1714
- Issue date: 1714
- Type: Book
- Technique: Book
- Bibliography: First edition. - Pritzel 423. Nissen 80. Hunt 432. Plesch 31.
- Stock number: 16608
- Condition: Contemporary calf (scratched and scuffed, spine restored by using old material). Title mended, with loss of printed text, completed in manuscript. The contemporary leather binding with abrasions and scratches, corners stuffed, spine mended with use of the old material. Internally a very nice and clean copy.
Sm.-Fol. Contemp. calf. Engraved vignette, illustrated with 665 engravings on 334 plates, at all with 1327 numbered illustrations (not counting the engraved title). 6 unnumm. leaves, 8, 140, XXVI pp.; The Dominican monch Jacques Barrelier had to compile, supported by Gaston, a 'Hortus mundi'. It was never finished and finally 1714 by Abtoine de Jussieu under the above title published. The book comprises illustrations of botanical subjects, collected during his travels through the Provence, Languedoc, Spain and Italy. The last three plates are showing shells and snaill shells.
First edition. - Pritzel 423. Nissen 80. Hunt 432. Plesch 31.