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1895 ITALY FLORA - 5 vols. ITALIA BOTANICA Rare 1st editions
1895. Collection of two important Italian treatises dedicated the flora of Italy. Rare complete set in first edition. Fiori, Adriano & Paoletti, Giulio. Flora analitica d'Italia ossia descrizione delle piante vascolari indigene, inselvatichite e largamente cultivate in Italia, dispote per quadri analitici. Padova: Tipografia del Seminario, 1896-1908 ( 4 vols.) Together with Paoletti, Giulio. florae Italicae ossia flora italiana illustrata ....representi tutte le specie di piante vascolari indigine inselvatiche e largamente coltivate finora conoschiute in Italia. Padova: Tipografia del Seminario e Tipografia Antoniana, 1895-1899 (1 vol.) Vol. I: [6], C , 608, [2] pp. (1 folding color map titled Carta Botanica d'Italia); Vol. II: [4], 492, [2] pp.; Vol. III: [4], 528, VIII pp.; Vol. IV: [2], 218, 330 pp.; 26 cm // VIII, 528 pp.; 27 cm. Volumes bound in half leather, spine with gilt lettering. Works complete and in good condition, despite some acidity and browning due to the quality of the paper. Some pages with manuscript annotations in pencil. Title pages and some text leaves with an ex-libris stamp of a previous owner. Bindings tired. The first work published over a period of twelve years" contains descriptions of the genera and of numerous forms and hybrids (total of 13,897 taxa..)".[ S.F. Blake. Geographical Guides to Floras of the World . misc. publication 797, USA Department of Agriculture]. The second work is illustrated with "small excellent figures illustrating each species and may varieties, with abbreviated statements of local range and growth zone: also list of ve … [Click Below for Full Description]
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