Beautiful Flowers

LINDEN (J.)L’Illustration horticole. Revue mensuelle des plantes les plus remarquables.

Ghendt, Imprimerie Eug. Vanderhaegen, 1887-1893.

Seven years in the original livraison wrappers, large 4to, 83 (of 84) parts in 82 livraisons. Text and 187 plates (of 190) of which 165 large bright chromolithographs of flowers and leaves, a few hightened with gum arabic. [Lacking one plate (Phoenix rupicola) in the first livraison of 1887 and wanting the first livraison of 1892 (with 2 colour plates). With two livraisons in duplicate (3rd livraison of 1889, with 2 colour plates, and first livraison of 1891, with 2 colour plates, thus bringing the total number of colour plates to 169].

Almost complete series of the large 4to years of one of the greatest illustrated Belgian horticultural periodicals of the 19th century. Only seven years were published in this format.

A clean set.

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