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Die Rosen in fünfundzwanzig Gruppen und fünfundneunzig Arten.
Breslau, Philipps Erben, 1832. - Kl.-Quart. Etwas späteres Halbleder mit marmorierten Bezügen und dezenter Rückenvergoldung (Kanten etwas berieben). 230 S., 1 Bl., stellenweise etwas gebräunt, Titelblatt stärker. Insgesamt jedoch von guter Erhaltung. Erste und einzige Ausgabe. Sehr selten angeboten – im deutschsprachigen Auktionshandel kein Exemplar nachweisbar und auch in Bibliotheken nicht häufig. – Pritzel 8597. Cat. Arnold Arboretum (Harvard), p. 644. – „Carl Selbstherr of Breslau, published an account of 500 kinds of roses in 1832. In this work he recognized, as a species, Rosa Lauranceana, ascribed its nativity to China, provided a complete description for the species, and recognized 32 variants. It is reasonably clear that he was dealing with segregations from seedlings, which he divided into 2 size-of-plant groups, each of which were subdivided into single and double flowered groups. The divisions subordinate to these were made on the basis of flower color. No fancy names were given nor were earlier names recognized. Each of the variants was given a descriptive Latin name, but without a clear designation of category." (paulbardenroses,com /main_october2002,html) 1001 g
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