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Flora Javae nec non insularum adjacentium, adjutore J. B. Fischer. cum tabulis lapide aeraque incisis, pars I: Rhizanteae.
- Bruxelles, J. Frank, 1828. Folio (43.2 x 27.5 cm). Half title, title, [ii], x, 24 pp. with six double-paged lithographed plates including the magnificent Rafflesia patma, which is beautifully hand-coloured. Contemporary marbled boards. Spine with green morocco label with gilt lines and short title.l The rare first issue. Karl Ludwig Blume (1796-1862) was a Dutch botanist of German descent who was the first director of the Buitenzorg Botanic Garden on Java. In 1829 he founded and became the first director of the Leiden Rijksherbarium (Dutch State Herbarium). Plates cleaned. Stafleu & Cowan state that another text leaf was published in 1829, which is not present here. Slight rubbing to board extremities, otherwise a very good copy. Nissen BBI, 174; Stafleu & Cowan, 563. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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