Botany. CRANTZ. Stirpium Austriacarum Pars I

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Botany. CRANTZ. Stirpium Austriacarum Pars I
 Botanic. CRANTZ, Heinrich Johann Nepomuk. Stirpium Austriacarum Pars I continens fasciculos tres cum figuris aeneis [AND] Pars II continens fasciculos tres cum figuris aeneis.. Vienna, Johann Paul Kraus, 1769.

4to; 261 x 200 mm. Early 19th-century quarter calf over marbled boards. Spine with gilt lines and title. Pp. XII, 508 [VIII]. Two general titles and six titles to the fascicules, each with an engraved title vignette; six engraved dedication leaves, and 18 engraved plates. Engraved head and tail pieces to each chapter. A good, wide-margined copy. Title page to the second part bound after the title to fascicule VI. Vague, unobtrusive library stamp on first title and the praefatio; a few small spots and some staining to outer upper edges, but never heavy, otherwise a very good copy.

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Important early flora of the Viennese area. Although all published in the same year, as usual in a mixed edition being editio altera et aucta for the first volume (three chapters), and editio prima for volume II, which contains the last three chapters (see also Stafleu and Cowan). Hunt, 603; Nissen BBI, 420; Stafleu and Cowan, 1265.
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