A Botanical Arrangement of All the Vegetables Naturally Growing in Great Britain.

WITHERING, William.

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Place Published: Birmingham
Publisher: Cabel & Elmsley
Date Published: 1776

Description: With Descriptions of the Genera and Species, According to the System of the Celebrated Linnaeus... The Uses as Medicines, or as Poisons, as Food for Men, for Brutes, and for Insects... 2 volumes. Illustrated with 12 interesting copperplate engravings, including 2 folding plates. [4], xcvi, 383; [6], 385-838pp. 8vo, handsomely rebound in brown calf-backed marbled boards; gilt-ruled and lettered spines with red laether labels, t.e.g. Birmingham: Printed by M. Swinney for T. Cadel, P. elmsley & G. Robinson, 1776. First edition. A fine copy.

Comments: The first complete scientific classification and description of British flora, printed in English.

Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: fine
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 164048


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