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La physique des arbres. Duhamel du Monceau. 1758. First edition

DUHAMEL DU MONCEAU. La physique des arbres où il est traité de l'anatomie des plantes et de l'économie végétale. 

Paris, Guerin et Delatour, 1758.

Two 4to (256x196 mm), (6)-lxviii-307 and 28 plates/ (4)-iii-(1)-432 pages and 22 plates.  binding : Contemporary full mottled calf, spine gilt in six compartments, title and volume number in gilt on lettering-pieces, marbled endpapers. Lack on margin of page 91, 3 corners folded. Covers rubbed, very small wormholes in joints, head cap of part II a little chipped.

First edition of this work on the structure of the different parts of trees.
Fine and fresh copy.

references: Pritzel [2468].

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