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Succincta rei herbariae hungaricae et transsilvanicae historia Buda, Typis Regiae Universitatis Hungaricae, 1830 8vo Modern cloth
Pritzel 3672; Stafleu & Cowan 2227 (1 copy). A short history of the study of Hungarian and Transsylvanian flora, giving a survey of botanical literature by Hungarian and foreign scholars from the 16th century to 1830. He also includes a list of plants, which were discussed but not named by Winterl and which were subsequently discussed and named by Kitaibel without referring to Winterl's publications. Haberle then sketches the history of the botanical garden at the Royal Hungarian University and gives an extensive list of private botanical gardens throughout Hungary and Transsylvania.Karl K. Chr. Haberle (1764-1832) became professor of botany at the University of Pest in 1817 and succeeded Paul Kitaibel as director of the botanical garden upon the latter's death. He published in the fields of botany, mineralogy and meteorology.With bookplates of Arpad Plesch. Title-page slightly soiled and some minor foxing. Good copy.
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