April 04, 2019 12:00 PM EDT Cincinnati
Ends April 15, 2019


[Illustrated - Botany] Johann Hedwig, Species Muscorum - on Mosses - With 100 Hand Colored Plates

Hedwig, Joannis. SPECIES MUSCORUM FRONDOSORUM...species mvscorvm frondosorvm descriptae et tabvlis aeneis coloratis illvstratae Opus postumum. Supplementum primum scriptum a Friderico Schwaegrichen ... Leipzig: Ambrose Barth, 1811 (Sectio Prima); and 1816: (Sectio Posterior). 2 Volumes, 9 1/4 by 7 1/2 inches in an early tree calf binding. With 100 hand-colored engraved plates. A posthumous publication which brought together Hedwig's comprehensive study on mosses. NISSEN 830. PRITZEL 3885.


Bindings are scuffed and both broken with boards separating. The delicately colored engraved plates show intermittent light foxing, but are generally clean. Plate 91 in volume 2 is separated at the fold line. 

Estimate: $300 - $500
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