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Sibbald (Robert) Scotia illustrata sive prodromus historiae naturalis, 3 parts in 1 vol., 23 engraved plates on 21ff. (including the heraldic plate), bookplate, contemporary calf, upper cover detached, rubbed and a little worn, [Nissen ZBI 3847; Wing S3727], folio, Jacobi Kniblo, 1684.

⁂ Sibbald instituted with Andrew Balfour the Botanical Garden at Edinburgh in 1667 and the above work contains an extensive catalogue of the plants grown in the garden.

Provenance: J. R. P. Forrest, Edinburgh (bookplate).

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Sibbald (Robert) Scotia illustrata sive prodromus

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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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