AMPELOGRAPHIE: TRAITÉ GÉNÉRALE DE VITICULTURE Ampelography Vineyards FINE PRINTING in MOROCCO LEATHER & GILT Ltd. Ed. COMPLETE SEVEN VOLUME SET with 500 COLOR PLATES
AMPELOGRAPHIE: TRAITÉ GÉNÉRALE DE VITICULTURE (Ampelography: General Treatise on Viticulture). Edited by Pierre Viala and Victor Vermorel. Fully describes 5,200 grape varieties.
COMPLETE SEVEN VOLUME SET.
GORGEOUSLY ILLUSTRATED with 500 COLOR PLATES and 70 b&w plates. There are also numerous in-text b&w illustrations. Each of the 500 color plates is suitable for framing, imho.
Published by JEANNE LAFFITTE, Marseille, France, 1991. FINE PRINTING FACSIMILE of the original monumental seven volume work that was published between 1901 and 1910. LIMITED EDITION, this being copy number 155 of only 1,000 copies, as stated in Volume I.
Beautiful RED MOROCCO LEATHER COVERS, embossed and lettered in gilt, Folio size 10x13.5 inches (35x25 cm).
This 7 Volume Set is inNEAR FINE condition, The covers of a couple volumes have light corner tip wear and there is a bit of light soiling to some page edges, overall tight, bright, clean, clear and unmarked. JUST LOVELY.
SEVEN VOLUME SET. TEXT in FRENCH.
Volume I: 729 pages plus 70 black and white plates at the rear.
Volume II: 406 pages plus 100 color plates at the rear.
Volume III: 387 pages plus 100 color plates at the rear.
Volume IV: 372 pages plus 100 color plates at the rear.
Volume V: 356 pages plus 100 color plates at the rear.
Volume VI: 453 pages plus 100 color plates at the rear.
Volume VII (Dictionnaire Ampélographique / Ampelography Dictionary): 408 pages.
Rare FINE PRINTING, LIMITED EDITION, COMPLETE SEVEN VOLUME SET, published by JEANNE LAFFITTE. The most beautiful set of books on grapes and vines that I have ever seen.
About AMPELOGRAPHY (from Wikipedia):
******Ampelography is the field of botany concerned with the identification and classification of grapevines, Vitis spp. Traditionally this has been done by comparing the shape and color of the vine leaves and grape berries.******
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