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RAFINESQUE, CONSTANTINE SAMUEL, translator and editor. ROBIN, CLAUDE C. Flora Ludoviciana, or Flora of Louisiana. New York, 1817. 12mo, 210 x 115 mm., later half morocco, original printed wrappers bound in, upper cover detached. FIRST EDITION, of a greatly expanded translation of the section entitled "Flore Louisianaise", from vol. 3 of Robin's Voyages dans l'Intériuer de la Louisane (Paris, 1807). Rafinesque revises Robin's nomenclature, but retains the classification scheme used by him. Sabin 72031; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 8567.

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RAFINESQUE, CONSTANTINE SAMUEL, translator and editor. ROBIN, CLAUDE C. Flora Ludoviciana, or Flora of Louisiana. New York, 1817. 12mo, 210 x 115 mm., later half morocco, original printed wrappers bound in, upper cover detached. FIRST EDITION, of a greatly expanded translation of the section entitled "Flore Louisianaise", from vol. 3 of Robin's Voyages dans l'Intériuer de la Louisane (Paris, 1807). Rafinesque revises Robin's nomenclature, but retains the classification scheme used by him. Sabin 72031; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 8567. Provenance: A. Richards, ownership inscription on cover; Kenneth K. Mackenzie, Horticultural Society of N.Y., bookplate.
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