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Flora lapponica exhibens plantas geographice et botanice consideratas, in lapponis svecicis scilicet umensi, pitensi, lulensi, tornensi, et kemensi nec non lapponiis norvegicis scilicet norlandia et finmarkia utraque indigenas, it itineribus annorum 1800, 1802, 1807 et 1810 denuo investigatas

WAHLENBERG, George

Published by In Taberna Libraria Scholae Realis, Berlin, 1812
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With the large folding map of Lapland, hand-coloured in outline, l folding engraved table, and 30 engraved plates. Contemporary half-calf over marbled boards, rebacked; interior lightly browned. With a large bookplate from the Academiae Harvardianae donation fund of 1842 (received 1849 and withdrawn). First edition of the author's main work in the field of plant geography, the results of his four excursions to Lapland and northern Norway. The book includes descriptions of well over a thousand plants with an index to genera and species. It is considered rare and important.Wahlenberg (1780-1851) was a Swedish naturalist. He was appointed botanic demonstrater and later professor of medicine and botany at Uppsala, succeeding Carl Peter Thunberg. Bookseller Inventory # 10885

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Title: Flora lapponica exhibens plantas geographice...

Publisher: In Taberna Libraria Scholae Realis, Berlin

Publication Date: 1812

Edition: FIRST EDITION.

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