Belgium: Louis Van Houtte, 1865. Hardcover. A total of 47 color plates, 19 double page chromolithograph plates, 28 single page plates. Original prints in a partial volume for 1865-67, including 2 double page lilies; 1 double orchid; 1 double freesia & several double foliage prints and 2 single page crocus prints, 1 ranunculus, 1 lily, and many others.
Many plates finished by hand. Plesch 445; Nissen 2254. A broken volume, with lovely double page plates of lilies, orchids & foliage plants, single page plates of orchids, crocuses, ranoncles, apple. Single plates 6.5 x 9.75"; double pages 9.75 x 12.75" Very good overall. Item #8421