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early descriptions of birds from the West Indies and the northern parts of South America

JACQUIN, J.F. (Baron von). Beyträge zur Geschichte der Vögel.

Wien, C.F. Wappler, 1784. 4to (285 x 230mm). pp. (10), 45, (1), with 19 handcoloured engraved plates. 19th century cloth-backed marbled boards (spi...

EUR 4,500

plants growing in the Schönbrunn Gardens, the most splendid botanical garden of the period

An unusual clean and fine set of this rare ornithological classic

Species illustrated and described include three from the Cape, two from Mauritius, and several from Jamaica

SMITH, J.E. Icones Pictae Plantarum Rariorum, descriptionibus et observationibus illustratae ... Coloured Figures of Rare Plants, illustrated with Descriptions and Observations.

London 1790-(1793). 3 parts. Folio. With 18 handcoloured engraved plates by James Sowerby. Contemporary half calf, a little rubbed and some repairs.

EUR 3,000

great classic on the botany of the West Indies and Central America

ZORN, J. Dreyhundert auserlesene Amerikanische Gewächse nach Linneischer Ordnung.

Nürnberg, auf Kosten der Raspischen Buchhandlung, 1786-1789. 6 parts bound in 3 volumes. 8vo (200 x125mm). pp. 72, with 300 beautifully handcolour...

EUR 5,500