FIRST EDITION. This work is a record of Kalm's travels to North America, where he stayed from 1747 until 1751. His purpose was to introduce new useful plants from that temperate region, and more especially to find strains of Morus rubra fit for introduction into Sweden. Howes K5; Sabin 36986 ("A work of high character, especially for its natural history, for which the author was immortalized by Linnaeus, in the beautiful Genus Kalmia, so common in the United States. It contains some interesting notice of the Swedish colonies in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey."); Stafleu & Cowan TL2 3493." /> KALM, PEHR. En Resa til Norra America... Stockholm, 1753-[61]. <I>3 vols., 8vo, 173 x 106 mm., contemporary non uniform half calf, "G.U. Bonde" gilt stamp on each upper cover, some wear to spine ends of vol. II, light rubbing.</I> FIRST EDITION. This work is a record of Kalm's travels to North America, where he stayed from 1747 until 1751. His purpose was to introduce new useful plants from that temperate region, and more especially to find strains of <I>Morus rubra</I> fit for introduction into Sweden. Howes K5; Sabin 36986 ("A work of high character, especially for its natural history, for which the author was immortalized by Linnaeus, in the beautiful Genus <I>Kalmia,</I> so common in the United States. It contains some interesting notice of the Swedish colonies in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey."); Stafleu & Cowan TL2 3493. | Christie's