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Geschichte der Amerikanischen Eichen, oder Beschreibungen und Abbildungen aller Arten und Abarten der Eichen des nördlichen Amerika; nach ihrer Kennzeichen, ihrem Anbau und Nutzen. Übersetzt und mit illuminirten Abbildungen begleitet von. J.S. Kerner.
- Stuttgart, auf Kosten des Herausgebers/ Hannover, bey den Gebrüdern Hahn, 1802-1804. 2 parts (all published). Large 4to (255 x 330mm). pp. (2), 1-16; (2), 17-28, with 14 engraved plates of which 11 finely handcoloured. Original printed wrappers, uncut. Very rare German edition of which publication started one year after the original French edition 'Histoire des chênes de l'Amerique'. No more than 2 parts appeared. Stafleu & Cowan 5957, indicate that they have never seen a copy and quote a copy offered by us in our cat. 206, no. 211 (1977). The French edition was illustrated with 36 plates engraved by Auguste Plée and Louis Sellier, after drawings by Pierre and Henri Redouté. The work is one of the great classics of American botany. André Michaux (1746-1802) compiled the first flora for eastern America and introduced many American plants into French horticulture.Nissen BBI, 1359; Stafleu & Cowan 5957. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
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