Pittsburgh: Hunt Botanical Library / Carnegie Institute of Tecnhology, 1963.
First Edition. Hardcover.
Folding gift card laid in "With the compliments of the Hunt Botanical Library Carnegie Institute of Technology Pittsburgh, Pa." inscribed in ink to George Van Schaack and signed by editor George Lawrence. George Van Schaack was Librarian of the Missouri Botanical Garden from 1957-1967.
A catalogue of the Redouteana – prints, paintings, books, and autograph letters of Pierre-Joseph Redoute – from the collection of Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt. With contributions by Frans A. Stafleu (Redoute-peinture de fleurs), Ian MacPhail (Books illustrated by Redoute), John V. Brindle (Redoute’s drawings, paintings, and prints), and Andre Lawalree (Letters and documents by Redoute).Item #901461
7-1/4 x 10-1/8”, wine cloth with gilt decoration front board, vii, 117, index, two tipped-in four-color plates, frontis. portrait, 22 black & white text figures.