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The anatomy of plants. With an idea of a philosophical history of plants. And several other lectures, read before the Royal Society.
1682 1 pleine basane racinée début XIXe, dos à nerfs, coiffes et charnières habilement restaurées. Mouillures claires sur une dizaine de planches, lég. manque de papier dans la marge ext. de la pl. 30 sans atteinte, recto du 1er f. et verso du dernier lég. salis, qq. ff. lég. tachés. in-folio de (22)-24-(10)-304-(19) pp. + 83 pl. h.t. (dont 5 dépl.) ; [London], W. Rawlins, 1682, Première édition collective.Horblit, One hundred books famous in science 43b; Norman Library 946; Hunt Botanical catalogue 362; Pritzel 3557; Biblioth. botanique Arpad Plesch p. 243; D.S.B. V: 534-36."First to observe sex in plants, the birth of microscopic anatomy of plants." (Horblit)."First complete edition of Grews chief work which gained for him the reputation of being one of the most distinguished scientists of the 17th century. A portion of it had already been published as The anatomy of vegetable begun in 1672, a French translation of which appeared in 1675." (Hunt).
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