viii and 663 pp. and (1) f.
First edition of this manual in the form of a dictionary: it gives the description of 493 common or exotic plants, and explains their nutritional and dietetic functions, their use in cooking, their preservation or distillation.
Buc'hoz (Metz, 1731-1807), a native of Lorraine, was physician to King Stanislas of Poland, before teaching botany in Nancy.
Restorations to the binding, slight spotting. Some stains, some leaves faded. Missing the faux-title.
Vicaire, 128 - Livres en bouche, 162.