THUNBERG, CARL PETER. 1743-1828. Flora Japonica sistems plantas insularum Japonicarum. Leipzig: J.G. Muller, 1784.
Lot 1039
THUNBERG, CARL PETER. 1743-1828.
Flora Japonica sistems plantas insularum Japonicarum. Leipzig: J.G. Muller, 1784.
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£2,400 - 4,100

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THUNBERG, CARL PETER. 1743-1828. Flora Japonica sistems plantas insularum Japonicarum. Leipzig: J.G. Muller, 1784. THUNBERG, CARL PETER. 1743-1828. Flora Japonica sistems plantas insularum Japonicarum. Leipzig: J.G. Muller, 1784.
THUNBERG, CARL PETER. 1743-1828.
Flora Japonica sistems plantas insularum Japonicarum. Leipzig: J.G. Muller, 1784.
8vo (202 x 112 mm). LII, [3]-418, [1 list of plates], [1 errata] pp. 39 folding engraved plates. Modern pigskin, gilt-lettered black spine labels. Foxed and toned.
Provenance: The William Beer Collection at the New York State Library, Albany (perforation stamp to title and bookplate laid in); Henry & Carol Faul (bookplate).

FIRST EDITION of the first flora of Japan. Thunberg was a student of Linnaeus and is sometimes referred to as the Japanese Linnaeus. Nissen 1959; Stafleu 1301.
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