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Novarum, aut rariorum plantarum Horti Reg. Botan. Matrit. descriptionum decades

 
HOLLIS Number
Contributors
Gómez Ortega, Casimiro, 1740-1818.; Gálvez, Isidoro, active 1794-1802, illustrator.; Beauharnais, François de, 1756-1846, former owner.; Plesch, Arpad, former owner.
Publication
Matriti [Madrid]: ex typographia Mariniana, 1798-1800

Description

[8], 2-51, [5], 53-80, [2], 81-108, [2], 109-138 p., 18 leaves of plates (one folded)

Signatures: pi⁴ A-O⁴ P⁴(-P4) Q-S⁴ T⁴(-T4).

Plants brought to the Real Jardin de Madrid from America and the Philippines.

First t.p. dated MDCCC.

Issued in 4 parts: Decades 1-4, 5/6, 7/8, and 9/10, each with special t.p., dated 1798-1800. Decades 1-4 released in 1797 (Cf. Palau et al.)

Parts 2 and 3 have imprint: Matriti : ex typographia Ibarriana.

Engraved plates of plants by Isidoro Galvez.

Title vignettes.

Includes index.

 

Subject

Botany -- Spain -- Madrid -- Early works to 1800.; Botanical gardens -- Spain -- Madrid -- Early works to 1800.; Botanical specimens -- America -- Early works to 1800.; Botanical specimens -- Philippines -- Early works to 1800.; Jardín Botánico de Madrid -- Early works to 1800.