A Paris, chez Deterville, libraire et éditeur, rue Hautefeuille, n° 8, 1821-1823.
16 volumes 8vo, full green straight-grained morocco, arms gilt-stamped in the center of the covers, gilt and blind-stamped border around the covers, gilt fleurons in the corners, faded ribbed spines richly decorated, inner gilt border, edged gilt. Contemporary armorial binding signed by Simier, binder of the king.
206 x 124 mm.
The dedication copy printed on large vellum paper with the arms of the Duchess of Berry, illustrated with numerous folding plates.
This work was very successful as soon as it was published.
It was far superior to any treatise published until then on the subject. This treatise is a kind of rural Encyclopedia, as complete as it could be. It is also very well written.
Precious dedication copy bound in contemporary green morocco with the arms and armorial pieces of the Duchess of Berry.