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RHEEDE TOT DRAAKENSTEIN, Hendrik Adriaan van

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Place Published: Malabar
Date Published: 1693

Description: Botanical. Uncolored engraving. Page measures 15" X 19". Image measures 13.5" x 17".

Comments: South Asian fan-like palm tree and 2 details of its growth. A human figure gives an idea of the plant's size. Plant named in Malabarese, Latin, Sanskrit and Arabic. Minor scattered foxing. 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: Latin
Type: Prints

Book ID: 209155


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