Des Semis et Plantations des Arbres et de leur Culture ou méthodes pour multiplier et elever les Arbres, les Planter en Massifs et en Avenues former les Forets & les Bois

Paris, Veuve Desaint, 1780.

4to. In fine contemporary motted full calf with five raised bands and gilt lettering and ornamentation to spine. A bit of wear to extremities, mainly to lower part of hindges, otherwise a very fine and clean copy. LXXXII, 420, (2) pp. + 16 folded plates. 

Second edition of Duhamel's important work on tree cultivation. "Duhamel's tree-planting on both his own estate and his brother's provided the practical experience behind his books as he explained in the preface to 'Semis et Plantations' . The sections of the book discuss the soil, the climate, and the choice of the trees; their propagation; nursery gardens; planting; forests, and maintenance and re-afforestation, with all instuments based firmly on the author's long experience of forestry" (S. Raphael. An Oak Spring Sylva p. 10)

Order-nr.: 60161

DKK 4.000,00