Zorn, ed., and [Jacquin] | Dreyhundert auserlesene Amerikanische Gewachse, 1785-88, 3 volumes
ZORN, JOHANNES (EDITOR)--[JACQUIN, NICOLAS JOSEPH]
Dreyhundert auserlesene Amerikanische Gewachse nach Linneischer Ordnung. Nuremberg: Raspische Buchhandlung, 1785-88
FIRST EDITION, 6 parts bound in 3 volumes, 8vo (194 x 123mm.), 300 hand-coloured engraved plates, brown half calf, speckled boards, a few leaves trimmed, slightly worn at extremities
This work is "composed chiefly of reduced copies of plates (264) of Jacquin's Selectorum stirpium Americanarum historia, with explanations of the plates" (Sabin).
Sabin 35519; Nissen BBI 2204
Antoine Laurent de Jussieu (1748–1836), possibly from his library, inscription to front free endpaper dated 1858; "Museum d'Histoire Naturelle", ink stamps
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