PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF ANITA PEEK GILGER, M.D.
DILLENIUS, Johann Jacob (1684-1747). Catalogus plantarum sponte crica gissam nascentium cum appendice... Frankfurt: Johann Maximilian von Sande, 1719.
8o (167 x 95 mm). Engraved map and 16 engraved plates (light browning). Contemporary calf (joints cracked, upper cover almost detached). Provenance: purchased from Wheldon and Wesley, 1967.
Second edition, but first with the appendix. The Catalogus is a local flora of the Giessen area, arranged according to the months. The work is bibliographically confused and no proper account has been given to date. Nissen BBI 490 (calling for 18 plates); Stafleu & Cowan TL2 1470 (calling for 16 plates). Sold not subject to return.