Hortus Upsaliensis, exhibens Plantas Exoticas, Horto Upsaliensis Academiae a sese illatas ab anno 1742 in annum 1748, additis differentiis, synonymis habitationibus, hospitiis, rariorumque descriptionibus, in gratiam studiosae juventutis.
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Amstelaedami, apud J. Wetstenium, 1748. 8vo (196 x 115mm). pp. (10), 306, (40), with 3 folded engraved plates. 19th century half calf, spine with gilt lettering.
The work lists 110 foreign plants which Linneaus had introduced, among them many Siberian plants
The Amsterdam edition published in the same year as the first Stockholm edition. The work lists 110 foreign plants which Linneaus had introduced, among them many Siberian plants. Several indices add to the value of this catalogue, e.g. index of plants used in Sweden as food, a table 'Horticulture Topographica', and an index of plants classed according to the climates in which they naturelly grow. Small tear at the inner upper margin of the title and some moderate foxing.