Great Flower Books p.124; Hunt 672; Nissen BBI 1482; Pritzel 6905. " /> PALLAS, Peter Simon (1741-1811, editor). [<I>Flora Rossica</I>] <I>seu Stirpium Imperii Rossici per Europam et Asiam Indigenarum Descriptiones et Icones. Iussu et Auspiciis Catharinae II.</I> St. Petersburg: "E Typographia Imperiali J. J. Weitbrecht," 1784. Volume I, part I only. 2°. 51 hand-coloured engraved plates by K. F. Knappe only, captioned in Latin and Russian, remnant of hand-coloured engraved title tipped onto front pastedown (most plates severely cropped at head, some dampstaining mainly to lower corner of foremargins, lower corner of foremargins of text leaves and a few plates excised with occasional loss). Contemporary calf with Russian eagle stamped in gilt on covers, green and red morocco lettering pieces (worn). <I>Great Flower Books</I> p.124; Hunt 672; Nissen <I>BBI</I> 1482; Pritzel 6905. | Christie's
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    Lord St. Helens and Sir William FitzHerbert The Collections of a Diplomat and a Courtier

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

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    PALLAS, Peter Simon (1741-1811, editor). [Flora Rossica] seu Stirpium Imperii Rossici per Europam et Asiam Indigenarum Descriptiones et Icones. Iussu et Auspiciis Catharinae II. St. Petersburg: "E Typographia Imperiali J. J. Weitbrecht," 1784. Volume I, part I only. 2°. 51 hand-coloured engraved plates by K. F. Knappe only, captioned in Latin and Russian, remnant of hand-coloured engraved title tipped onto front pastedown (most plates severely cropped at head, some dampstaining mainly to lower corner of foremargins, lower corner of foremargins of text leaves and a few plates excised with occasional loss). Contemporary calf with Russian eagle stamped in gilt on covers, green and red morocco lettering pieces (worn). Great Flower Books p.124; Hunt 672; Nissen BBI 1482; Pritzel 6905.

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    PALLAS, Peter Simon (1741-1811, editor). [Flora Rossica] seu Stirpium Imperii Rossici per Europam et Asiam Indigenarum Descriptiones et Icones. Iussu et Auspiciis Catharinae II. St. Petersburg: "E Typographia Imperiali J. J. Weitbrecht," 1784. Volume I, part I only. 2°. 51 hand-coloured engraved plates by K. F. Knappe only, captioned in Latin and Russian, remnant of hand-coloured engraved title tipped onto front pastedown (most plates severely cropped at head, some dampstaining mainly to lower corner of foremargins, lower corner of foremargins of text leaves and a few plates excised with occasional loss). Contemporary calf with Russian eagle stamped in gilt on covers, green and red morocco lettering pieces (worn). Great Flower Books p.124; Hunt 672; Nissen BBI 1482; Pritzel 6905.


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