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BROTERO, FELIX DE AVELLAR. Phytographia Lusitaniae Selectior... Lisbon, 1816-27. 2 vols., folio, 300 x 199 mm., half calf, rebacked, using old spine, lower cover of vol. I almost detached. Engraved portrait and 181 engraved plates. Bound in Vol. I are 9 leaves with a manuscript account of the author and his work. The title page is signed Antonio R. Passos and his name is also stamped on the binding, so it was presumably his compilation. None of the bibliographies mention the portrait, which may be added. Nissen BBI 248; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 811.

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BROTERO, FELIX DE AVELLAR. Phytographia Lusitaniae Selectior... Lisbon, 1816-27. 2 vols., folio, 300 x 199 mm., half calf, rebacked, using old spine, lower cover of vol. I almost detached. Engraved portrait and 181 engraved plates. Bound in Vol. I are 9 leaves with a manuscript account of the author and his work. The title page is signed Antonio R. Passos and his name is also stamped on the binding, so it was presumably his compilation. None of the bibliographies mention the portrait, which may be added. Nissen BBI 248; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 811.

Provenance: Antonio R. Passos, ownership inscription on title and gilt stamped on spine -- Arpad Plesch (sale, Sotheby's London, 16 June 1975, lot 95) -- Robert de Belder. (2)
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