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Two volumes. 8vo. (viii), 493, [1 blank]; (viii), 514, , 19, [1 blank] pp. Indexes, 9 lithographic plates (1 hand-colored, numbered 1-5 and 7 in Vol. I); foxed. Original gilt- and blind-stamped blue cloth, t.e.g.; spine and covers faded, vol. I hinges reinforced. Very good. FIRST EDITION of these ten essays on botany, including: "On the morphology of the coniferae," by Dr. Zuccarini; "On botanical geography," by August Grisebach (1814-1879); "On vegetable cells," by Carl Nageli (1817-1891); "Report on botany," by H. F. Link; "Mohl on the structure of the palm-stem;" "Nageli on vegetable cells;" "Link's report on physiological botany for 1844-45;" "Grisebach's report on geographical botany for 1844;" "Grisebach's report on geographical and systematic botany for 1845." Arthur Henfrey was "influential as an editor, translator, and author of textbooks and manuals. In these capacities he communicated to British naturalists the dramatic developments which were taking place during his life time in Continental, and especially German, botany." DSB, VI, p. 265. First Edition.
Title: Reports and papers on botany; : Consisting of I. - Mohl on the structure of the palm-stem. II. - Nageli on vegetable cells. III. - Nageli on the utricular structures in the contents of cells. IV. - Link's report on physiological botany for 1844-45. V. - Grisebach's report on geographical botany for 1844. VI. - Grisebach's report on geographical and systematic botany for 1845.
Publisher: London:, Printed for the Ray Society, 1846-1849.: 1846
lbs: 3.00 lbs
Seller ID: S6948