Todda-panna Tab. 21


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Place Published: Malabar
Date Published: 1693

Description: Botanical. Uncolored engraving. Page measures 15" X 19.25". Image measures 13.25" x 17".

Comments: Exquisite and unusual botanical, showing the cross section of South Asian plant. Minor toning in upper corners. Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede tot Draackenstein (1636-1691) was commander of Malabar and was responsible for compiling the "Hortus Malabaricus", a major publication of the flora and medicinal use of plants, which took 30 years to complete.

Binding: unbound
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Prints

Book ID: 209133

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The book has arrived and I am absolutely delighted with it - the condition is superb. Will you let me know if you get any other beautiful bindings like this one in this condition. Best wishes, - Nali
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