Paradisus Batavus, Continens Plus Centum Plantas Affabre Aere Incises & Descriptionibus Illustratas.

Paradisus batavus, continens plus centum plantas affabre aere incises & descriptionibus illustratas.
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Location: Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History

Paradisus Batavus, continens plus centum plantas affabrè aere incisas & descriptionibus illustratas. : Cui accessit catalogus plantarum, quas pro tomis nondum editis, delineandas curaverat

By Paul Hermann. Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden]: Impensis viduae. Apud Abrahamum Elzevier, Academiae Typographum., MDCXCVIII. [1698].

Hermann, a physician and botanist, traveled to Africa, India, and Ceylon in the service of the Dutch East India Company and later served as the director of the famous botanic garden at the University of Leiden. In this work he published detailed descriptions and illustrations of the garden's plants, organized in accordance with the classification system of the great pre-Linnaean systematist Joseph Tournefort, under whom Hermann had studied in Paris.

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