STOLTZ (Jean-Louis). Ampélographie rhénane... - Lot 241 - Paris Enchères - Collin du Bocage

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STOLTZ (Jean-Louis). Ampélographie rhénane... - Lot 241 - Paris Enchères - Collin du Bocage
STOLTZ (Jean-Louis). Ampélographie rhénane ou Description caractéristique, historique, synonymique, agronomique et économique des cépages les plus estimés et les plus cultivés dans la vallée du Rhin. Paris, Dusacq; Mulhouse, J. P. Risler, 1852. In-4, half red basane, smooth spine decorated in gold and cold (modern binding).
False title, title, xii and 264 pp. and (1) f., 32 plates.
First edition of this description of 15 species of vines (Gentil-aromatic or Riesling, Gentil-Duret or Traminer, common species or Elbling and Burger, feuille-ronde or Sylvaner...): the characteristic features of the species; its origin, migrations and denominations; its agronomic properties and its economic value. This work required more than thirty years of work; it is illustrated with 32 lithographed plates in color.
Some foxing and wetness. Spine faded and rubbed.
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