18 December 2002
JACQUIN, Nikolaus Joseph, Baron von. Icones selectarum stirpium americanarum. Vienna: A. Blumauer, 1797.
2o (404 x 243 mm). Letterpress title and 4-page index of plates, additional engraved allegorical title, 184 numbered engraved plates of West Indian plants, one folding (additional title creased and dampstained, dampstaining throughout, heavier in the center). Contemporary quarter morocco, marbled boards, uncut (worn). Provenance: Jonathan A. French (his? marginalia on plates; inscription on title presenting the volume to); Massachusetts Horticultural Society (bookplates; stamps).
A reissue of the plates only of the 1763 edition. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 3243n. Not in Nissen or Pritzel.
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