- Lacks 1 plate; 1 plate and index lvs. loose; both vols. first few lvs. sl. dampstained in upper blank margin. Both vols. backstrip (partly) loosening; spine-ends dam.; corners showing.
= Small engr. armorial bookplate of De Castro family on endpaper (unidentified). Nissen BBI, 389; Pritzel 1833; Hunt 339: "The first volume, on the plants of the East and West Indies, was [his] most important contribution to botanical knowledge; it was brought out posthumously by his nephew Caspar. The second volume was by Caspar Commelin and contained an enlargement on some of the notes in Jan's book, with further notes on African plants. The original paintings... were mainly the work of Johan and Maria Moninck and may be seen in the Library of the Hortus Botanicus in Amsterdam". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LX.