Carl Hoffmann: Most attractive, large antique book from c. 1870 (the better know edition is form 1876 but this one is older).
More than 1000 tinted images on 60+ plates, depicting plants (cultivated, wild growing, poisonous...), garden-plants incl. Flowers, mushrooms, trees......
The German title of the book is: Lehrbuch der Praktischen Pflanzenkunde in Wort und Bild für Schule und Haus, für Gebildete aller Stände (Practical Botany Hornbook in Words and Vision for School and Home, for all Cultural Classes).
Size: 23 x 34,5 cm (5 x 13 ½ inches, 2,15 kg)
The cover of the book shows moderate ageing, inside it is clean and fresh with vivid colors.
Hard to find book, a pleasure to wander through the pages.
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