Item #21789 THE FAMILIES OF PLANTS Volume I. Linneus.


Lichfield: John Jackson (Botanical Society at Lichfield), 1787. First English printing. Hardbound Buckram. 8vol. 386pp. Rebound in Hardciver brown buckram with gold titles on spine. .Foretitlepage, titlepage, dedication-page; lxxx page sincluding a 38-p. 'Accented Catalogue of the Generic and Trivial Names of Plants used by Linneus Ownership signature of William Gibbons on top of foretitlepage. Good / No dust jacket. Item #21789

[publisher: Lichfield, printed by John Jackson, . . ., MDCCLXXXVII. (1787)] Hardcover First Edition 1 blank sheet,(iv) pages incl. , . . .', 386 pages; 1 blank sheet. - Original Halfleather-binding of the period with loose colour-marbled panels and fragmentary gilt-titled leather spinelabel; 8vo.(ca. 21 x 14 x 2,5 cm). *** [Verlängerter ERWEITERTER HERBSTVERKAUF / Ongoing FIRST ENGLISH EDITION OF LINNÉ'S EPOCHMAKING PUBLICATION, IN A BINDING OF THE PERIOD: Both panels completely loose, the leatherspine is quite rubbed and the spinelabel only present with its centerpart; front blank sheet is compl. loose as well, the foretitlepage is almost loose and - as well as the last blank sheet slightly foxy; THE BINDING IS ABSOLUTELY TIGHT AND THE BOOKBLOCK WELL SHAPED; STILL A VERY GOOD COPY deserving a bookbinders treatment to fix the panels. . .
[Bremen, Germany] [Publication Year: 1787].

Price: $440.00

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