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  • Flora atlantica, sive plantarum quae in atlante, agro tunetano et algeriensi crescent. Paris: Blanchon, typis Panckoucke, An VI-VIII [1798-1800]
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FIRST EDITION, Stafleu’s second issue, on laid paper, 2 volumes, 4to (302 x 218mm.), half-titles, dedication leaf, 263 plates after P. J. and H. J. Redouté and others, contemporary half morocco, [Dunthorne 92; Nissen BBI 475; Stafleu TL2 1392], bookplate of Christian Heuer, some dampstaining, binding rubbed, rebacked retaining original spines