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Jardin de la Malmaison / par E. P. Ventenat.

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Record title

Jardin de la Malmaison / par E. P. Ventenat.

Call numbers

MRB/X24

Record identifier

74VKa7lVQojO

Jardin de la Malmaison / par E. P. Ventenat.

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Jardin de la Malmaison / par E. P. Ventenat.

Full title

Jardin de la Malmaison / par E. P. Ventenat.

Publisher

Paris, France : Imprimerie de Crapelet, 1803.

Call Numbers

MRB/X24

Record Identifier

74VKa7lVQojO

Language

English

Formats

Physical Description

Contents

2 volumes bound in 1 (unpaged) : illustrations, plates ; 55 x 38 cm.

Content type

text

still image

Media type

unmediated

Carrier type

volume

Publication information

Publisher

Paris, France : Imprimerie de Crapelet, 1803.

More information

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Summary

Large folio, two volumes bound in one, with 120 engraved and hand coloured plates by Pierre Joseph Redouté (1759-1840). The work, dedicated to Empress Joséphine, includes forty-three plates depicting Australian plants growing in the gardens of Malmaison, a property bought by Joséphine in 1798. The gardens contained plants sent from all of the gr...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Jardin de la Malmaison / par E. P. Ventenat.

NOTES

General note

Mitchell Rare Books copy at MRB/X24: half calf binding with marbled boards and endpapers. This copy has been bound in alphabetical order rather than numerical order of the plates.

Citation / References Note

Sitwell, S. Great flower books, 1700-1900, 147

Language note

Text in French.

Date Published

1803.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Biographical note

Pierre Ventenat (1757-1808) was an eminent botanist and librarian of the Panthéon, whose mission at Malmaison was to introduce and systematically describe new species planted in the gardens.

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

MRB/X24

Record Identifier

74VKa7lVQojO

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/74VKa7lVQojO

OTHER IDENTIFIERS

DDC

712.6

MMS ID

991024388818702626

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