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Sale 289 Lot 394
Sold for US$800

Rare book: Histoire Des Plantes Garidel, Pierre Joseph (1658-1737). HISTOIRE DES PLANTES QUI NAISSENT AUX ENVIRONS D'AIX et dans plusieurs autres endroits de la Provence. Aix: Joseph David, 1715. Engraved frontispiece after A. Bouisson and 100 engraved plates with captions, after Honore Blanc; 18th-century gilt calf.

Provenance: Millicent Rogers, New York and Taos
Thence by descent

Other Notes: Pierre-Joseph Garidel (1658-1737) was a medical doctor and Royal Professor of Anatomy at the University of Aix-en-Provence. He is known principally for the publication of the first systematic botany of Provence. It contains the original detailed description of Provencal grapes & wines.
Estimate $ 800-1,200

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