Voyage de découvertes de de la corvette l'Astrolabe… Botanique…
Voyage de découvertes de de la corvette l'Astrolabe… Botanique…  I. Essai d'une Flore de la Nouvelle Zelande. II. Sertum Astrolabianum.

Paris: J. Tastu, 1832-1834.

Two parts in one volume, octavo; French quarter black grained morocco and marbled sides with green vellum tips.

The flora of New Zealand

The Botanical text volumes from the huge publication of Dumont d'Urville's Astrolabe voyage. The first and larger of the two parts is entirely devoted to a Flora of New Zealand. "It was only in the year 1822 that Captain D'Urville, and his naturalist, M. Lesson, continued the labours of these botanists; and the result of their researches and those of former botanists were embodied in a 'Flora of New Zealand,' by M. Achille Richard, who described 538 species, of which 380 were phanerogamous, and 158 cryptogamous plants.=" (Dieffenach, Travels in New Zealand).

The Botanical text volumes from the huge publication of Dumont d'Urville's Astrolabe voyage. The first and larger of the two parts is entirely devoted to a Flora of New Zealand. "It was only in the year 1822 that Captain D'Urville, and his naturalist, M. Lesson, continued the labours of these botanists; and the result of their researches and those of former botanists were embodied in a 'Flora of New Zealand,' by M. Achille Richard, who described 538 species, of which 380 were phanerogamous, and 158 cryptogamous plants.=" (Dieffenach, Travels in New Zealand).

See Ferguson, 1341; Hill, 504.

Condition Report: A few spots; binding slightly rubbed but very good.

Price (AUD): $775.00

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