21 Euphorbiaceae - Euphorbia cyparissias 180


Description: Euphorbiaceae - Euphorbia cyparissias
From: Getreue Darstellung und Beschreibung der in der Arzneykunde gebräuchlichen Gewächse, wie auch solcher, welche mit ihnen verwechselt werden können by Friedrich Gottlob Hayne.
Berlin, the author, 1809, volume 2, plate 22. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 225 x 280 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 115
The beautifully hand-coloured and highly decorative plates of medical plants, each showing one species, are engraved by Peter Haas. The complete werk with 624 colour-plates was published from 1805-1846 and is extremely rare. The author, a German botanist and pharmacist at Berlin, lived from 1763-1832.
* Pritzel 3864; Nissen BBI 815; Great flower books p. 58; Stafleu & Cowan 2508.
  • Number: 1800192
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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