April 04, 2019 12:00 PM EDT Cincinnati
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[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.

Condition:

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
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$300
04/04/2019

 

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