A seldom-seen botanical work, with a new species, by Linnaeus

Linnaeus, C.

Beskrifning på et slag ostindiska årter, som åro tienlige uti sten-passionen Ingifne af herr Ammiral Ankarcrona ock beskrefne.

Published 1742
Item ID 74989

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Stockholm, Kongliga Vetenskapsacademien, 1742. 8vo (19.6 x 12.1 cm). 6 pp.; one large, folded, engraved plate (24.5 x 26.2 cm). Disbound.

A seldom-seen publication with Linnaeus's first description of a peculiar herb which he received from the East Indies. A detailed description, with a very fine plate. This work was published in the academy's Handlingar. Tear along fold in plate, otherwise a very good, clean copy. Soulsby, 387.

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