Recueil des plus beaux fruits cultivés en France.
4 volumes, folio (44 x 33.5 cm), 420 engraved plates by Poiteau and Turpin, printed in colours and finished by hand by Bouquet, Leuleu, Gabriel, Massard, Bocourt, Legrand, Allais, Rodrigue and others, 3 plain plates. Contemporary green half morocco gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut, some light spotting to text, a few plates with light toning and spotting, generally clean and fresh, a very handsome set.
W. Blunt and W. Stearn, The Art of Botanical Illustration, p.208; Bradley III, p.84 (calling erroneously for 431 plates); H.F. Janson, Pomona's Harvest, pages 297 & 401; Oak Spring Pomona 31; Nissen BBI 1554; Sitwell page 93 (note); cf. Stafleu & Cowan 1548.