Historical and Biographical Sketches of the Progress of Botany in England, From its Origin to the Introduction of the Linnaean System (Two volumes.) {B. Daydon Jackson's copy}

By: Pulteney, Richard

Price: £245.00

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Book Condition: Good


Two volumes, octavo, pp xvi, (4), 360; (8), 352, (32), the first gathering (from endpaper to page iv) is detached in Volume 1, endpapers browned and frayed around the edges, some age-toning throughout, contemporary calf covers, rather worn and browned around the margins, neatly re-backed with later calf spines, raised bands. [From the library of the notable botanist B. Daydon Jackson with his signature on each title page; bookplate in each volume of the Arthur Hugh Garfit Alston bequest.]. {"The most valuable and original work on the subject" - Blanche Henrey.}

Title: Historical and Biographical Sketches of the Progress of Botany in England, From its Origin to the Introduction of the Linnaean System (Two volumes.) {B. Daydon Jackson's copy}

Author Name: Pulteney, Richard

Categories: History of Science, Botany,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, T. Cadell, in The Strand: 1790

Binding: Full-Leather

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 014805