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Historia fucorum / auctore Samuel Gottlieb Gmelin

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Gmelin, Samuel Gottlieb 1744-1774  Search this
Former owner:
Sutherland, George Granville Leveson-Gower Duke of 1758-1833 DSI  Search this
Dawson, Elmer Yale 1918-1966 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[8], 6, [6], 239, [1] p., XXXIII [i.e. 35] leaves of plates : illustrations (copper engravings) ; 27 cm (4to)
Early works to 1800
Date in apostrophic characters.
Woodcut title vignette, head- and tail-pieces, initials; side-notes.
Plates numbered, in order indicated in Explicatio tabularum, IA, IB, IIB, IIA, III-XXXIII.
Error in pagination: p. 237 misnumbered 227.
Signatures: )(⁴ ):(⁴ 2)(² A-2G⁴ ():(4 is blank).
Stafleu, F.A. Taxonomic literature (2nd ed.), 2050
Pritzel, G.A. Thesaurus literaturae botanicae omnium gentium (1872-1877 edition), 3396
SCNHRB copy (39088016466948) has folded plates, uncut.
SCNHRB copy has armorial bookplate of the Marquis of Stafford.
SCNHRB copy stamped on front free endpaper: Library of E.Y. Dawson.
SCNHRB copy has unidentified red property stamp on verso of title page.
SCNHRB copy bound in mottled sheepskin, gilt armorial of the Marquis of Stafford on front cover, gilt decorated spine, red edges, marbled endpapers.
Fucus  Search this
Fucales--History  Search this
Fucaceae  Search this
Marine algae  Search this
Call number:
QK569.F95 G64 1768
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries