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Beschreibung und Abbildung einer Anzahl unbeschriebener oder wenig gekannter Pflanzenarten, welche Theodor Kotschy auf seinen Reisen in den Jahren 1837 bis 1839 als Begleiter Joseph's von Russegger in den suedlich von Kordofan und oberhalb Fesoglu gelegenen Bergen der freien Neger gesammelt hat, Georg Reimer: Berlin, 1868. xl, 52 pp., 35 fine plain lithographic plates, 4to (350x270mm), buckram, gt title to spine, light spotting to edges; some foxing. Vg. Text German. This important botanical work is by the German botanist, ethnologist and African explorer Georg August Schweinfurth (1836 -1925). It describes and illustrates many new species of plants that the Austrian botanist and explorer Theodor Kotschy (1813 -1866) collected from 'free negroes' during his travels from 1837 to 1839 while he was companion to the Austrian geologist, Joseph Ritter von Russegger (1802-1863). Together they explored mountains south of Kordofan (a former province of central Sudan). With a biographical sketch of T. Kotschy by O. Kotschy. As with most copies, lacks the portrait of Kotschy. [4723]
Dealer Notes
This important botanical work is by the German botanist, ethnologist and African explorer Georg August Schweinfurth (1836 -1925). It describes and illustrates many new species of plants that the Austrian botanist and explorer Theodor Kotschy (1813 -1866) collected from 'free negroes' during his travels from 1837 to 1839 while he was companion to the Austrian geologist, Joseph Ritter von Russegger (1802-1863). Together they explored mountains south of Kordofan (a former province of central Sudan).
With a biographical sketch of T. Kotschy by O. Kotschy. As with most copies, lacks the portrait of Kotschy.
[4723]
Author SCHWEINFURTH, G. (ED.)
Date 1868
Publisher Georg Reimer: Berlin
Condition Very good

Price: £250.00

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