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Die Alpen-Pflanzen: Deutschlands und der Schweiz. Vierte Auflage
Munich: Christian Kaiser. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1880. Cloth. 4 volumes, publisher's original black decorated cloth with titles in gilt, plain endpapers, in original light-blue printed jackets; pagination varies, but with a total of 400 vividly colored lithographic plates. A later issue of the 4th edition, in a less exuberant binding than the first. Books are about fine, bright and sharp, with foxing to the textblock edges, and each with the small round bookplate of noted landscape painter Franz Unterberger affixed to the front free endpaper; dust jackets are soiled and sunned, with chipping primarily at the spine tips; Prefaces in volume one in German, French, and English, and each plant is named in Latin, French, German and English. A beautiful and comprehensive guide to Alpine plants, scarce in jacket .
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