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Opuscula Sua Botanica Prius Edita Recensuit Retractavit Auxit Coniuncta Edidit Albrecht von Haller

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[FIRST EDITION] Gottingae: : Wilhem Schmid, , 1749. Hardcover in half calf and marbled boards. 8vo (7 x 4-1/2 in.); [viii], [3]-396 pages + 5 engraved folding plates, engraved vignette on title page and an in-text element. A gathering of six previously published pamphlets by Haller, (each with half-title) providing extensive discussion on history of description of alpine plants, methods for studing botany including anatomy and his own observations, illustrated by three plates delineated by Christian Jeremias Rollin from drawings by Christian Friedrich Fritsch. Albrecht von Haller (Swiss biologist, 1708-1777), the father of experimental physiology, who made prolific contributions to physiology, anatomy, botany, embryology, poetry, and scientific bibliography. (Hunt, 535; Pritzel, 3722; S&C 2308). In attractive 20th c. binding without blanks but otherwise complete. Some old, light edge-staining else very good overall condition. NOT EX-LIBRARY. (froc). Bookseller Inventory # C8-222I-11QZ

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Title: Opuscula Sua Botanica Prius Edita Recensuit ...

Binding: Leather Bound Jan 01, 1749

Book Condition:Used: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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