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    Sale 2170

    Important Botanical Books

    24 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 109

    HERNANDEZ, Francisco. Opera. Madrid: Typographia Ibarrae Heredum, 1790.

    Price Realised  

    HERNANDEZ, Francisco. Opera. Madrid: Typographia Ibarrae Heredum, 1790.

    3 volumes, 2o (298 x 217 mm). (Some light dampstaining.) Contemporary marbled sheep, spine gilt.

    LARGE PAPER COPY of the most complete text of the botanical portion of Hernandez's great work on the natural history of New Spain (Mexico), edited by J.B. Munoz Casimire Ortega. Brunet III,120; Sabin 31517.


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