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23 April 2008
CRANTZ, Heinrich Johann Nepomuk von (1722-1799). Stirpium Austriacarum pars I [II] editio altera aucta. Vienna J.P. Kraus, 1769. 2 volumes in one, each with 3 fascicules, 4° (258 x 203mm). 2 general titles with engraved vignette, 6 fascicule titles with engraved vignette and 6 dedication leaves within engraved border, 18 plates, all folding, by and after Augustin Cips (last plate with small worm track in lower margin, not into image, some variable browning to the text of fascicules V & VI). Contemporary calf, spines with raised bands (rebacked, a little rubbed). FIRST COMPLETE EDITION. The six fascicules are dedicated to different botanical societies or natural historians including Saverio Manetti, Albrecht von Haller and the Dane, Petrus Ascanius, a pupil of Linnaeus. Hunt 603; Pritzel 1954*.
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