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    Sale 5429

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    24 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 42

    BURMANNUS, Johannes (1706-79). Thesaurus Zeylanicus, exhibens Plantas in Insula Zeylana Nascentes. Amsterdam: Apud Janssonio-Waesbergios & Salomonem Schouten, 1737. 4° (255 x 210mm). Title printed in red and black with engraved illustration, 111 engraved plates (lacking portrait, occasional very light spotting). Contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt in compartments, red morocco lettering-piece (extremities rubbed, some light scratching, some scuffing to lower cover). Hunt 501; Nissen BBI 303.

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    BURMANNUS, Johannes (1706-79). Thesaurus Zeylanicus, exhibens Plantas in Insula Zeylana Nascentes. Amsterdam: Apud Janssonio-Waesbergios & Salomonem Schouten, 1737. 4° (255 x 210mm). Title printed in red and black with engraved illustration, 111 engraved plates (lacking portrait, occasional very light spotting). Contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt in compartments, red morocco lettering-piece (extremities rubbed, some light scratching, some scuffing to lower cover). Hunt 501; Nissen BBI 303.


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