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HASSELQUIST, FREDRIK / LINNÉ, CARL VON (Editor): - Voyages and Travels in the Levant; In the Years 1749, 50, 51, 52. Containing Observations in Natural History, Physick, Agriculture, and Commerce. London, Printed for L. Davis and C. Reymers, 1766.

. Pp. (viii), viii, 307, 380-456. With one folding engraved map. Contemporary calf, worn. Old inscriptions. First English edition translated from the original Swedish (1757) of "the first systematic natural history of the Holy Land" (Blackmer). Hasselquist, a student of Linné, travelled to the Near East to study the natural history of the countries he visited. He died in Smyrna in 1752 when he was about to return to Sweden. His journal with valuable observations and descriptions was posthumously edited by Linné. Cf Blackmer 792. Casey Wood p. 380. Hulth p. 106. Röhricht 1435. Soulsby 3582.
EUR 900.00 [Appr.: US$ 958.24 | £UK 776.75 | JP¥ 148294] Book number 99540

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