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CARL FRIEDRICH PHILIPP VON MARTIUS: THE BOOK OF PALMS/DAS BUCH DER PALMEN/LE LIVRE DES PALMIERS. H. Walter Lack. Benedikt Taschen Verlag GmbH, Cologne, 2010. 412 pp. with 265 ills. (232 col.) and 3 tipped-in folded color posters. 45 x 32 cm. ISBN 9783836517799 Trilingual in English, German and French.
This oversized volume presents a new critical introduction along with facsimile reproductions of the chromolithographic illustrations that were first published in three volumes between 1823 and 1850 as Historia naturalis palmarum by German botanist and explorer Martius (1794-1868), who described and illustrated all the known palm genera following an expedition through Brazil and Peru sponsored by King Maximilian I of Bavaria.
Artist(s):Martius, Carl Friedrich Philipp von
Indexing: Western, Europe — Germany — 1800-1900 — Drawing and Watercolor — Books/Illustration/Printing
Plans: 73,42
Worldwide Number: 139717
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