Plumier, Charles. Description des plantes de l’Amerique. Avec leurs figures. Paris: Jean Anisson, Imprimerie Royale; 1693.

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Plumier, Charles. Description des plantes de l’Amerique. Avec leurs figures. Paris: Jean Anisson, Imprimerie Royale; 1693 (as printed: 1713). First edition, first issue. Bound in contemporary speckled calf with the gilt supralibros of Louis XIV to both boards. As the New World unveiled itself to Europe, a curiosity over its flora began to bloom. The botaniste du roi to Louis XIV, Fr. Charles Plumier O.M., compiled this book based his voyages to the Antilles, which only whetted the appetite of France’s public.
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