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Author: DUHAMEL DU MONCEAU, (H.L.) & TILLET Title: Histoire d'un Insecte qui devore les grains de l'Angoumois; avec les moyens que l'on peut employer pour le détruire.
Description: Paris, Chez H.L. Guerin & L.F. Delatour, rue S. Jacques, à S. Thomas d'Aquin, 1762. 8vo.W. 3 engr.fold.pls. at the end ['Du Hamel du Monceau del. Ingram Dculp.']. Contemp hlf. roan, over comb marbled brds. (spine rubb., upper outer hinge weak/splitting, corners/edges rubb.). [n3, A8, B4, C8, D4 -...Z8; Aa4, Bb8, Cc4, Dd2 half sheet imposition]. (VI, 314, II (Privilege) pp.). (W. the errata lvs.). DSB IV, 223/5: 'He occasionally undertook chemical projects in later years, but other interests, primarily botany and agronomy, occupied most of his remaining working life. One of these interests was in the cultivation and use of timber.': IDEM [On Tillet] DSB vol. XIII, pp. 411-412: Agronomy, chemistry. '... he worked mainly as an assayer and chemist... he is best remembered for his investigations of wheat smuts and bunts, one genus of which, Tilletia, is named for him...': Frauendorfer, 199:
Keywords: cytology leaves plant anatomy flowers fruit trees vegetation insects bestrijdingsleer bestrijdingsmiddelen
Price: EUR 450.00 = appr. US$ 489.08 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 8673