Tuscon: Mineralogical Record, 2001. Limited Edition. No. 8 of 75 copies. Folio (42.5cm). In red cloth, backed in red calf, titled in gilt on spine; grey endpapers; 11, pp; 60 full-page plates reproduced in color and in black and white, 40 additional full-page plates in black and white. With a form letter from Wendell E. Wilson to the Supporters of the Record Library laid in at front. A lovely copy, with small smudge to outer margin of first title page, else Fine.
Facsimile reprint, with the plates from Buc'hoz's first two books, Planches Enluminées (1776-1781) and Collection de Planches (1778-1782), in both color and black and white, and reproducing the plates from Les Dons Merveilleux (1782) in black and white. Buc'hoz (1731-1807), a prolific author on botany and natural history, was also a lawyer and medical doctor.