CHOMEL, Pierre-Jean-Baptiste. Abrégé de l’Histoire des Plantes Usuelles
Paris, Chez Nyon, 1761.
12mo, 3 volumes. Engraved portrait of author on frontispiece, head- and tail-pieces. Roman letter, some Italic. Two bookplates: one coloured in red by “I.G. Parry”, quoting “Marbury Park”, on left marbled pastedowns and the other of Arthur Hugh Smith Barry of Marbury Hall on endpapers. In perfect internal condition. Contemporary mottled sheep skin over boards, spine in six gilt-decorated compartments, with title on red morocco label. Rubbed to joints and corners. A.e.r.