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[ZORN, Johannes (1739-99)]. Afbeeldingen der Artseny-Gewassen met Derzelver Nederduitsche en Latynsche Beschryvingen. Amsterdam: J. C. Sepp and Zoon, 1796. Volume III only (of 6), 8°. Half title, wood-engraved vignette on title, parallel text in Dutch and Latin, 100 hand-coloured engraved plates numbered 201-300. Contemporary calf-backed boards (rather worn and stained). Provenance: early signature on front free endpaper. Nissen BBI 2203; Pritzel 4871.
With 6 other works of related interest in 13 vols. including Thomas Martyn's Thirty-Eight Plates, with Explanations; intended to illustrate Linnaeus's System of Vegetables (London, 1799, hand-coloured engraved plates), Charles Malo's La Corbeille de Fruits (Paris, ), William Baxter's British Phaenogamous Botany (Oxford, 1634-43, 6 vols.) and Flore des Dames. Nouveau Language des Fleurs, nouvelle édition (Paris, [n.d.], hand-coloured engraved plates). (14)
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