Schumann, Karl Moritz & Max Gürke|
Blühende Kakteen (Iconographia cactacearum) im Auftrage der Deutschen Kakteen-Geselllschaft ...
Neudamm, J. Neumann, [1900-1905], 1. edition, pp. [xvi], 76 chromolithographed plates finished by hand with text-leaves, large 4to (246 x 320 mm), calf-backed marbled boards with finely gilt-decorated and lettered spine. Plate 1-60 published as volume 1 and plate 61-76 as the first part of volume 2, bound in 1 volume. Fine copy.
€ 2.000The complete work was published from 1900-1921 in 45 fascicles and bound in 3 volumes with 176 chromolithographed plates (4 double-page). Together with Lemaire's publication, Iconographie descriptive des cactées, the most beautifully produced work on succulents. The fine chromolithographed plates after drawings by Toni Gürke, wife of one of the authors.
* Nissen BBI 1818; Stafleu & Cowan 11.388.