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Linnaeus Flora Zeylanica 1747

Linnaeus Flora Zeylanica 1747
Linnaeus Flora Zeylanica 1747
Linnaeus Flora Zeylanica 1747
Linnaeus Flora Zeylanica 1747
Linnaeus Flora Zeylanica 1747
Linnaeus Flora Zeylanica 1747

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CEYLON - SRI LANKA. FLORA OF CEYLON. LINNÉ, CARL VON. Flora Zeylanica sistens plantas indicas Zeylonæ insulæ, qua olim 1670-1677. lectæ fuere a Paulo Hermanno... denum post 70 annos ab Augusto Günthero... orbi redditæ... Nova genera Plantarum Zeulanicarum nuper edota... per C. M. Dassow, heic compendiose proposita. Stockholm (L. Salvius) 1747.

8:o. (5), 6-19 (9), 1-240, (20), (3), 4-14, (2, last page blank) pp. (Lacking the 4 folding engraved plates).
Contemporary brown half leather, worn, gilt spine, lacks first endpaper. Some foxing and minor staining. Partly (contemporary or near contemporary) annotated in the margins. Signature on title of C. E. Bothen (the same hand as most of the marginal annotations). Interfoliated.

Soulsby 420. First edition. Lacking 4 plates.
Linné worked from the large herbarium which P. Herman collected on Ceylon and which is now in Copenhagen.
The "Nova Genera", describing 43 new genera, copied from the dissertation by C. M. Dassow (Soulsby 1469) are sometimes missing.

From the library of Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013).

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Auktionsnummer:

392466

Datum:

2016-09-18