Sposobnost rastenij dvischenijo. [i.e. The Power of Movements in Plants]. [translated by:] G. Miloradovich (+) A. Kobelyatskii,

Kief, F. A. Johanson, 1882. 8vo. In contemporary half cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Extremities with wear and spine lacking 1 cm of upper part of spine. Title-page with 8 numbers written in contemporary hand. Pasted down back end-paper with two small stamps, otherwise internally fine. VII, 433 pp.

Rare first Russian translation of Darwin's "The Power of Movement in Plants" published two years after the Original English.
"This [the present work] was an extension of the work on climbing plants to show that the same mechanisms hold good for flowering plants in general. It was another specialist book...". (Freeman).
It appeared in French, German and Russian by 1882, and in Italian and Romanian later.

Freeman 1349

Order-nr.: 53459

DKK 20.000,00