Linneas, Carl and Georg Dionysius Ehret. Hortus Cliffortianus. [1737].

Linneas, Carl and Georg Dionysius Ehret. Hortus Cliffortianus. Plantas exhibens quas in hortis tam vivis quam siccis, hartecampi in Hollandia, coluit ... Georgius Clifford ... reductis varietatibus ad species, speciebus ad genera, generibus ad classes, adjectis locis plantarum natalibus differentiisque specierum. Cum tabulis aeneis. Auctore Carolo Linnaeo, Med. Doct. & Ac. Imp. N.C. Soc. Amsteladæmi: 1737. First Edition. Folio size. Verklaaring van de Tytelprent. (Declaration of Title) in Dutch text by J[an]. Wandelaar facing the full page frontis. engraving by J. Wandelaar dated 1738, lacks title, 37 copper engravings done in beautiful detail, 17 done by by Wandelaar, as well as 20 listing G.D. Ehret as Delineator and Wandelaar as Sculptor, (6)pp. free endpapers. Printed on rag, engravings face one side only. Bound in quarter grey linen over gray marbled bds., corners scuffed, covers rubbed, title has been expertly reinforced in the mid-20th c., as well as the front & rear paste-downs w/ flaps; some pencilling to paste-downs, some light discoloration to several pages, else frontis. and engravings sharp, bright, Generally Good. Very Rare.