PREVOST FILS, Nurseryman of Rouen
Catalogue descriptif, methodique et raisonné, des espèces, variétés et sous-variétés du genre sosier, cultivées chez Prevost Fils
Rouen: Nicétas Periaux Jeune, 1829. 8vo. (8 3/16 x 5 1/4 inches). , xii, 247, pp. Half-title. Text in French.
Modern cloth-backed marbled paper covered boards
A descriptive catalogue on roses, cultivated by this famed Rouen nurseryman.
This work describes 880 varieties of roses and was intended for other nurserymen as well as amateur gardeners to assist in classifying their collection of roses. The author was a member of the Royal Academy of Sciences and belonged to many societies of agriculture in France.