A long Autograph Letter Signed ‘A.Richard’, to Filippo Parlatore, the Italian botanist in Florence, saying that he has successfully published the first volume of his Flore De Cuba, and has had engraved yet another fifty plates for his monograph Les Orchidees Mexicaines, his year’s work, etc. In French. 4 pp. 8 x 5 inches, very fine. With the original envelope. Paris, 10 June 1845. Achille Richard (1794-1852), French botanist and physician, also tells his friend that he has spent six months preparing the 7th edition of his Elements de Botanique.