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Link: • Carl Linnaeus to Giovanni Antonio Scopoli, 8 February 1773 n.s.
Dated 1773 d: 8 februari. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to Banska-stiavnica (Slovenia). Written in Latin.


Linnaeus has not heard from Giovanni Antonio ScopoliScopoli, Giovanni Antonio
(1723-1788). Italian. Physician and
naturalist. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
for a long time and is sorry for that. Linnaeus has received volumes 1-3 of Scopoliís AnnusScopoli, Giovanni Antonio
Annus historico-naturalis, 5 vol.
(Leipzig, 1769-1772).
, and learnt much from them.

But the second edition of the Flora Carniolica, 2nd editionScopoli, Giovanni Antonio
Flora Carniolica exhibens plantas
Carnioliae indigenas et distributas in
classes, genera, species, varietatis,
ordine Linnaeano
(1760), I-II, 2nd
edition (Vienna 1771-1772).
which would be sent through Johann Christian Daniel von SchreberSchreber, Johann Christian Daniel von
(1737-1810). German. Physician
and botanist. Became doctor of medicine
at Uppsala under Linnaeus in 1760.
Professor of botany and director of the
botanical garden of Erlangen.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
, has not arrived. Schreber seems to have kept it, which must be regretted. Linnaeus needs it, so he asks Scopoli to remind Schreber of his duty, if the book is there.

Linnaeus asks if Scopoli has issued more plates of insects. He would like to include his synonyms in a new edition of the Systema naturae [there was no new edition].

Such nice plates as those in John MillerMiller, John (1715-1780).
German. Painter and engraver. Moved to
London in 1744. Published Illustratio
systematis sexualis Linnaei
, An illustration of the sexual systemMiller, John An illustration
on the sexual system of the Genera
plantarum of Linnaeus
have never before been seen.


a. original (UUB, G152a). [1] [2] [3]