Carrière, E.A. 1855. Traité Général des Coniféres. Publ. by author. Paris.

Carrière, E.A. 1867. Traité Général des Coniféres, Ed. 2, Publ. by author. Paris.

For about 25 years this was one of the most authoritative texts on conifers, and many species are first described here. Those who want to know more of Carrière will enjoy this:

Williams, Roger L. 2004. An Intellectual Biography of Elie-Abel Carrière (1818-1896). Brittonia 56(4):365-374.