London, South Kensington
30 November 2001
FEUILLEE, Louis. Beschreibung zur Arzeney dienlicher Pflanzen ... in Peru und Chily, translated by Georg Leonhard Huth, Nuremberg: Johann Michael Seligmann, 1756.
Volume I only (of 2), 4° (258 x 200mm.), woodcut headpiece and ornaments, engraved vignette and 50 hand-coloured plates by Feuillee after Seligmann, contemporary calf decorated in gilt and blind (rebacked preserving original spine).
FIRST EDITION IN GERMAN. The work describes the plants of the coasts of Peru and Chile, many for the first time. It is the first flora of this region. cf. Brunet II, 1240; Nissen BBI 623; Pritzel 2882; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 1767.
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