1859. Hardcover.rebound in modern quarter morocco, presentaton slip from the author bound in, 78 pages of text. 74 of 75 steel engraving plates. lacking plate 31, George Engelmann (2 February 1809 – 4 February 1884) was a German-American botanist. He was instrumental in describing the flora of the west of North America. He was particularly active in the Rocky Mountains and northern Mexico. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 153 pages. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: Cactaceae of the Boundary. United States and...
Año de publicación: 1859
Descripción Eningen / Kusterdingen Rothe / Wetzel, 1986. ill. OrigHalbLeinen, 1859. Repr. d. 2. Auflage: Washington 1859, Text englisch. Lex.8°, 78 Texts., 75 Tafeln, ill. OrigHalbLeinen, schönes Exemplar. Sprache: Englischg 1,700 gr. Nº de ref. de la librería 26695AB
Descripción Eningen / Kusterdingen, Rothe / Wetzel, 1986, 1986. Bound in half leather with illustrated board wrappers, 215 x 285mm., 78pp. and 75 full page b/w platters. Reprint of the original edition from 1859. Reprinted on occasion of the 25th anniversary of the OG Neckar - Alb of the German Kakteengesellschaft. Very good condition. 1550 g. Nº de ref. de la librería 15472
Descripción Washington: Government Printing Office, . First edition., 1859. Pp. 1-78; 76 monochrome steel engraved plates including the frontispiece plate of the Gila cactus (Cereus giganteus). Early one-half black polished leather over the original black pebble-cloth-covered boards, lg 4to. From the series: Emory, W.H. - Report of the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey made under direction of the Department of the Interior, Part I - Botany of the Boundary. Engelmann was a German-American botanist who was instrumental in describing the flora of the west of North America, then very poorly known; he was particularly active in the Rocky Mountains and northern Mexico (from Wiki). This monograph provides the first thorough descriptions with illustrations of many cacti species. Small ink name stamp of W. E. Skinner on front endpaper. Mild offsetting from the frontispiece only onto the facing page of text, scattered foxing to the title page and to the last six plates, the remainder of the text and plates are generally bright and clean except for a few that show light marginal foxing, the binding is bright with no signs of wear; a tight copy in very good condition. Nº de ref. de la librería 6165
Descripción Smithsonian Insitution, Washington, D.C., 1859. Cloth. Estado de conservación: Good +. Howes E-146, BTB- 57, Sabin. 1859 edition. This is Volume Two, Part One only. Ex-library copy with some of the usual markings. Hardcover; quarto; rebound in green cloth over original wraps; no jacket as issued; gilt spine titles; 78 pp of text; plus 75 b/w steel engraved plates + engraved frontispiece; bookplate inside front cover; call numbers on spine have been covered over fairly nicely; pp.69-72 are missing, pp.65-68 are repeated (may be binder's error); dampstaining throughout to bottom right corner somewhat effecting plates; else a good plus copy overall. Protected in an archival mylar cover. Extremely scarce. Scans available upon request. Nº de ref. de la librería 004975