Clusius, Carolus

1526-1609.

Caroli Clvsii Atrebatis Rariorum aliquot stirpium: per Pannoniam, Austriam, & vicinas quasdam prouincias obseruatarum historia, qvatvor libris expressa . . .

Antverpiae: Ex officina Christophori Plantini, 1583. Appendix has a section with separate title page called Stirpivm nomenclator Pannonicvs. References: Hunt 144.

This edition is an early work on the rare plants of Austria, Hungary and vicinity, beautifully and fully described by Clusius. Each plant receives a full page narrative and drawing. In addition, there is an appendix with further observations on some of the plants. There is also a complete index to the work, as well as an explanation of Pannonicusís nomenclature and the typographical errors.

Subjects: Botany--Pre-Linnean works.

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