Rennes: Imprimerie de "L'Ouest Eclair" 1924.
Booklet in staples, small octavo (18 x 11.5 cm.), 64 pages. Illustrated with sixty seven figures in the text, all images of plants. FIRST EDITION. A survey of medicinal plants and plants for essences of France's Brittany, published by the Breton Committee for Medicinal Plants and Plant Essences under the patronage of the Interministerial Committee and the National Office for Plant Raw Materials for Drugstores, Pharmacy and Perfumery. Lucien Louis Daniel (1856-1940) was a French botanist and professor of applied botany at the University of Rennes. With Ivan Michurin he is recognized as the founder of the science of the means of directed transformation of plants. His main works are on pomology, the phylloxera question, grafting and the viticultural crisis and the mysteries of symbiotic heredity. Preface by Mr. Émile Perrot Professor of Materia Medica at the Faculty of Pharmacy of Paris. Text block a bit age-toned; a few pencil notes. Wrappers age-toned but not yet brittle. Near very good.