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des serres et des jardins de l'Europe. 8. Bd. (statt 23). Gent, L.v.Houtte 1852-55. 4°. Mit 94 (statt 104?) lith Taf. (davon 84 farb. Lith. mit Retusche). 2 Bl., 308 S. Mod. Pbd. mit Rverg.  
Nissen BBI, 2254. Sitwell & Blunt p. 84. Stafleu & Cowan 15.921. - The "Establishment Louis van Houtte" has been the largest nursery in existence not only in Belgium, but on the whole continent. It was famous for its splendid catalogues, issued by its own printing department. This beautiful periodical, appearing monthly for almost 40 years, was illustrated with chromolithographs, designed, printed and sometimes "rebouche au pinceau" in the large printing office situated in the middle of van Houtte's gardens. - Einige Farbtaf. dplblgr., alle in schönem Kolorit. Tls. etw. stockfl., vereinzelt fingerfl., die Texts. 31-32, 85-86, 129-130, 261-262 u. 281-82 nur unt. Hälfte vorhanden (ob. Häfte abgeschnitten). Die Taf. sind von 752 bis 856 num.
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