Historia Plantarum.

GESSNER, Conrad [1516-1565].

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Place Published: Zurich
Publisher: Urs Graf
Date Published: 1973

Description: Volumes II through VIII only. With over 150 mounted color plate facsimiles, many with overslips; other b/w plates and many smaller illustrations throughout. Tall folios, 1/2 parchment, printed dust wrappers, individual slipcases. Zurich: Urs Graf Verlag, 1973-80. Second volume without slipcase but still a near fine set, LACKING the first volume.

Comments: Limited Edition, one of 500 numbered copies. A fine facsimile of Gessner's manuscript which was never published. An invaluable source for botanists. Gessner's notes are transcribed into German and precise botanical collations are given for each species.

Edition: Limited
Jacket: Y
Binding: hardcover
Condition: near fine
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 132742

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