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    Sale 5428

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 336

    MICHELI, Pier Antonio (1679-1737). Nova plantarum genera iuxta Tournefortii methodum disposita quibus plantae MDCCCC recensentur. Florence: Bernardo Paperini, 1729. 4° (338 x 230mm). Title printed in red and black with engraved vignette, 108 engraved plates, engraved and woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces. Contemporary vellum, spine with raised bands in 6 compartments, lettered in ink in second (joints and edges rubbed, repair to head and tail of spine wrapping onto boards). LARGE PAPER COPY OF THE ONLY PUBLISHED WORK OF THE DIRECTOR OF GARDENS IN FLORENCE. Hunt 480; Nissen BBI 1363; Pritzel 6202. With another botanical book. (2)

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    MICHELI, Pier Antonio (1679-1737). Nova plantarum genera iuxta Tournefortii methodum disposita quibus plantae MDCCCC recensentur. Florence: Bernardo Paperini, 1729. 4° (338 x 230mm). Title printed in red and black with engraved vignette, 108 engraved plates, engraved and woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces. Contemporary vellum, spine with raised bands in 6 compartments, lettered in ink in second (joints and edges rubbed, repair to head and tail of spine wrapping onto boards). LARGE PAPER COPY OF THE ONLY PUBLISHED WORK OF THE DIRECTOR OF GARDENS IN FLORENCE. Hunt 480; Nissen BBI 1363; Pritzel 6202. With another botanical book. (2)


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