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BLUME, CARL LUDWIG and J.B.FISCHER. Flora Javae... [Rumphiae...]. Brussels [and Leiden]: 1828-1838-[1847-1848]. 2 volumes, folio, 440 x 270 mm., contemporary red French half morocco gilt, scuffed, some browning and spotting, appreciably affecting about 12 plates. Four titles, tinted lithographed frontispice at front of first vol., two lithographed views on india paper mounted, 113 lithographed botanical plates (19 folding), 99 hand-coloured and including one duplicate. An interesting selection of text with accompanying plates from two works by Blume. The plates include a small series of six fine large folding plates of orchids. Cf. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 563 & 566.

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BLUME, CARL LUDWIG and J.B.FISCHER. Flora Javae... [Rumphiae...]. Brussels [and Leiden]: 1828-1838-[1847-1848]. 2 volumes, folio, 440 x 270 mm., contemporary red French half morocco gilt, scuffed, some browning and spotting, appreciably affecting about 12 plates. Four titles, tinted lithographed frontispice at front of first vol., two lithographed views on india paper mounted, 113 lithographed botanical plates (19 folding), 99 hand-coloured and including one duplicate. An interesting selection of text with accompanying plates from two works by Blume. The plates include a small series of six fine large folding plates of orchids. Cf. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 563 & 566. Provenance: Philippe de Vilmorin, bookplate -- Robert de Belder. (2)
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