27 October 2016, 13:00 BST
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Lot 399: Wawra (Heinrich) - Botanische Ergebnisse der Reise Seiner Majestat Des Kaisers Von Mexico Maximilian I. nach Brasilien,(24 views)
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Description: first edition , 104 lithographed plates after Josef Seboth, 32 partially printed in colour, light spotting and foxing, hinges starting at head and foot, original boards, extremitie a little chipped and frayed, rubbed, [Nissen BBI 2112], large folio, Vienna, Druck und Verlag von Carl Gerold's Sohn, 1866. First edition of this important work on the flora of Brazil, describing many new species. Wawra accompanied Maximilian I to Brazil in 1859-60, the plants were collected by the botanist Franz Maly.
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