Codex Simon van der Steal 34 from the Herbarium Witsenianum, and 92 from the Codex Witsenii... The Dutch were the first to describe plants of the Cape of Good Hope"); Nissen BBI 302; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 929. Phillipe de Vilmorin, bookplate -- SPARRMAN, ANDERS. Reise nach den Vorgebirge der guten Hoffnung, den südlichen Polarländern und um die Welt, hauptsächlich aber in den Ländern der Hottentotten und Kaffern in den Jahren 1772 bis 1776. Berlin, 1784. 8vo, 197 x 115 mm., contemporary half calf, some rubbing. First German Edition, 13 engraved plates (one folding) and large folding map. Kroepelien, 1219. The First Swedish edition (1783) has only 12 plates (plus map); plate no. 14, from a drawing by Johann Reinhold Forster, first appears in ths German edition. The translator is Christian Heinrich Groskurd; Johann Adam Forster provided the preface and some footnotes. KKM/HSNY, bookplate -- SPARRMAN. Voyage au Cap de Bonne-Esperance et Autour de Monde avec le Capitaine Cook, et Principalement dans le Pays des Hottentots et des Caffres... Paris, 1787. 3 vols., 8vo, 192 x 116 mm., contemporary calf. First French Edition, engraved folding map and 16 engraved plates. Sparrman's account of his visit to South Africa as part of Cook's second voyage. Sparrman remained there four years, studying both the natural and cultural landscape. See Kroepelien 1224. Nils Rosen, bookplate; KKM/HSNY, bookplate -- BERGIUS, PETER JONAS. Descriptiones Plantarum ex Capite Bonae Spei... Stockhom, 1767. 8vo, contemporary sheep; light browning. FIRST EDITION, 5 engraved folding plates. First Linnaean flora of South African plants. Soulsby 649d; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 458. (6) " /> BURMANN, JOHANN. Rariorum Africanarum Plantarum, ad vivum Delineatarum Iconibus ac Descriptionibus Illustratarum decas Prima [-Decima]... Amsterdam, 1738-39. <I>10 parts in one vol., 4to, 274 x 226 mm., half calf.</I> FIRST EDITION, engraved title vignette and 100 engraved plates after H. Clausius. Hunt 508 ("According to Nissen, Burman drew 33 plants from the <I>Codex Simon van der Steal</I> 34 from the <I>Herbarium Witsenianum,</I> and 92 from the <I>Codex Witsenii</I>... The Dutch were the first to describe plants of the Cape of Good Hope"); Nissen <I>BBI</I> 302; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 929. Phillipe de Vilmorin, bookplate -- SPARRMAN, ANDERS. Reise nach den Vorgebirge der guten Hoffnung, den südlichen Polarländern und um die Welt, hauptsächlich aber in den Ländern der Hottentotten und Kaffern in den Jahren 1772 bis 1776. Berlin, 1784. <I>8vo, 197 x 115 mm., contemporary half calf, some rubbing.</I> First German Edition, 13 engraved plates (one folding) and large folding map. Kroepelien, 1219. The First Swedish edition (1783) has only 12 plates (plus map); plate no. 14, from a drawing by Johann Reinhold Forster, first appears in ths German edition. The translator is Christian Heinrich Groskurd; Johann Adam Forster provided the preface and some footnotes. KKM/HSNY, bookplate -- SPARRMAN. Voyage au Cap de Bonne-Esperance et Autour de Monde avec le Capitaine Cook, et Principalement dans le Pays des Hottentots et des Caffres... Paris, 1787. <I>3 vols., 8vo, 192 x 116 mm., contemporary calf.</I> First French Edition, engraved folding map and 16 engraved plates. Sparrman's account of his visit to South Africa as part of Cook's second voyage. Sparrman remained there four years, studying both the natural and cultural landscape. See Kroepelien 1224. Nils Rosen, bookplate; KKM/HSNY, bookplate -- BERGIUS, PETER JONAS. Descriptiones Plantarum ex Capite Bonae Spei... Stockhom, 1767. <I>8vo, contemporary sheep; light browning.</I> FIRST EDITION, 5 engraved folding plates. First Linnaean flora of South African plants. Soulsby 649d; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 458. (6) | Christie's