Atlas de Poche des Plantes des Champs des Prairies Série I

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A charming pocket guide to 181 species of plant common to the fields, meadows, and woodlands of France. Created for excursionists, hikers, and amateur botanists in 1910, it details growing seasons and locales written by specialist R. Siélain.
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These colorful curiosities are a faithful reproduction of the “Naturalist’s Pocket Library,” a series created during the late 19th and early 20th century by Paul Klincksieck and a collection of specialists in their various fields.

Each features a different collection of natural phenomena, carefully cataloged with detailed illustrations and a vast array of scientific knowledge and practical advice. Many feature plates originally colored by chromolithography, a printing process that required no fewer than five passes on the press. All text is in French.