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Catalogue of the botanical garden near Jakarta, Indonesia

HASSKARL, Justus Karl.
Catalogus plantarum in horto botanico Bogoriensi cultarum alter. | Tweede catalogus der in 's lands plantentuin te Buitenzorg gekweekte gewassen.
Batavia, Lands-drukkerij, 1844. 8vo. Contemporary half sheepskin, modern endpapers. [4], 391, [1 blank] pp.
€ 950
First edition of a catalogue of the plants in the Kebun Raya Bogor, the large botanical garden near Jakarta (Batavia), Indonesia, formerly known as 's Lands Plantentuin te Bogor. It contains 1298 entries, including many east- and south-east Asian species, with new binomials, followed by an appendix and two indices, one listing vernacular plant names, including Japanese, Javanese, Malay and Sundanese. The word "alter"/"tweede" on the title-page refers to an earlier catalogue, entitled Catalogus horti Bogoriensis, edited by Blume and published in 1835.
Internally in very good condition, with only an occasional spot. Binding rubbed and slightly worn along the extremities, otherwise good. Merrill & Walker 1844a; Pritzel 3842; Stafleu & Cowan 2462.
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