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An Introduction to Physiological and Systematical Botany
London: Longman et al., 1819. Fourth Edition. Full Calf. Very Good. 8vo(21.2 x 12.5 cm). Contemporary half caf, rebacked, on marble boards; tooled panels formed by paralle gilt lines; author and title gilt in upper panel. Collation: xix,[1], 407 pp. +15 copper engraved plates. The plates contain 214 numbered figures. Text block edges speckled. The text is generally clean, but p. 400 facing first plate had minor foxing. Plates have various degrees of foxing and some damp staining. Smith was president of the Linnaean Society in London and desired to prepare this text as "an introductory publicationĀ…desirable in this country, on an original plan, easy, comprehensive, and fit for general useĀ…"( Henrey 1349;Pritzel 8745; Stafleu & Cowan 12.249)
Bookseller: Antiquariat Botanicum
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