Blume, C.L. Flora Javae nec
- Bookplate of "Carl Viol" on verso of title-p. of text vol. and of Nova series. Text vol. for the most part foxed and 1 leaf restored in lower blank margin; one text leaf lacks upper blank corner; the section of the Cupuliferae lacks one plate (no.16); the plates are partly (sl.) foxed/ sl. yellowed (some of the monochr. plates worse); occas. offsetting in Nova series of plates on opposite blank leaf (but in the case of folding leaves offsetting on opposite half of the plate); plate vols. without title-p.
= Nissen, BBI 174 (our copy with a different order of binding the various plate sections) and 175; Pritzel 845 and 847; Bastin/ Brommer note 198 and 212 (all calling for a total of 308 plates); Landwehr, Dutch Books w. Col. Plates 30. The extra plates are 2 plates of the Filices family and 4 of the Lorantheae family. Very rare and majestically illustrated standard work on the flora of Java, of which the Nova series deals exclusively with orchids. SEE ILLUSTRATIONS PLATE LXXXV.