Professor Oudemans described the flora of The Netherlands. A set of three books and an extra volume with colour illustrations in good condition, of which two are missing. The books are bound in hardcover with marbled paper and have been reinforced on the corners and spine. Pages are in excellent condition. Second enlarged edition. Detailed drawing in black of plants and parts in the books. The ‘Atlas van Platen’ is printed in multicolour.
The books are 22 x 15 cm, the ‘Atlas van Platen’ 29 x 23 cm.
Volume I: 495 pp. A few black (ink) stains on the upper and bottom edges.
Volume II: 575 pp. A few small stains on the upper edge.
Book III: 724 pp. Black (ink) stains on the upper and bottom edges.
Atlas van Platen - 91 illustrations in multicolour print. Illustrations nos. 43 and 84 are missing and have been replaced by modern copies. Illustration no. 60 is double, one copy with a colour variation. Illustration no. 78 is also double, one is a printing error. The illustrations are held in a foldable portfolio with hard covers and are kept together by cardboard flaps which have later been stapled. The illustrations are in good condition, with they exception of a dozen which have been restored with tape and a few illustrations with ink stains. The plant names are written in pencil on illustrations 1, 2, 3 and 4. The plant names are written in ink on illustrations 80-86.
- Number of Books
- Biology, Botany, Illustrated, Natural History
- Author/ Illustrator
- Dr. C.A.J.A. Oudemans
- Book Title
- De Flora van Nederland
- Publication year oldest item
- Publication year youngest item
- Original language
- G.L. Funke