Plate Books / Natural History

Price: EUR 200,00

[Colour plates of flowers] [Palmstruch, Johan, Wilhelm] / [Wahlenberg, Göran] / Kongl. Vetenskaps Academien.

Svensk Botanik utgifven af Kongl. Vetenskaps Academien i Stockholm. Tionde bandet 1-3. Häftena N:o 109, 110 och 111 (..).

Texten tryckt i Upsala hos Palmblad & C. 1826. 6.o. 25,5 x 14,5 cm. (36 pp.) + 18 hand coloured engravings.

Original grey / green wrapper with printed title and contents at the front cover. Cover partly split at the spine. One plate with slight foxing and one with some offsetting.

This the first three parts to volume ten, contained in one single wrapper, as issued. Svensk Botanik is the most famous work on botany ever published in Sweden and of the highest quality. The colouring has a wonderful "light" nordic quality to it. Palmstruch died in 1811 and the work was continued by others. The tenth volume was published by "Kongl. Vetenskapsakademien" and compiled by Göran Wahlenberg.

Item No: 1774