An Introduction To Botany. Containing An Explanation Of The Theory of that Science; Extracted From The Work of Dr. Linnaeus; With Twelve Copper-Plate, Two Explanatory Tables, An Appendix, And Glossary. James Lee.

An Introduction To Botany. Containing An Explanation Of The Theory of that Science; Extracted From The Work of Dr. Linnaeus; With Twelve Copper-Plate, Two Explanatory Tables, An Appendix, And Glossary

London: J.F. and C. Rivington et al, 1776. Third edition, corrected, with large additions. leather_bound. 432 pages. 21 x 13.5 cm. HENREY Vol. II. p.355. " In 1760 (first edition).....It is the first work in English to present botanists with Linnaeus's sexual system of classification and with his terminology, based on his own writings, and it did much to promote the knowledge, and extend the progress and popularity, of the system in this country." It also gave Lee and his "Vineyard" nursery acclaim and notoriety. Clean copy, book label, front cover hinge reinforced. Contemporary full brown calf, raised bands, red leather spine label printed in gilt. Very good. Item #19425

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