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218 x 145 mm. 8vo. xii, 306 pp. Index; occasional light foxing. Quarter brown cloth, cloth corners, marbled boards, gilt-stamped spine; rubbed. Untrimmed. Bookplate of Alfred H. W. Povah. Very good. LATER EDITION. Elias Fries was a Swedish botanist who is best remembered for his studies in mycology. He enrolled at the University of Lund in 1811 where he studied under the Professor of Botany, C. A. Agardh. His took his degree in philosophy in 1814 by defending the first part of his dissertation "Novitiae floarae Suecicae." The work offered here is a later, edited version of his dissertation. In 1835 Fries became Professor of Botany at Uppsala University, soon rising to be the unrivaled leader of Swedish botany. BM (Nat. Hist.), II, p. 622; DSB, V, pp. 190-192.
Title: Novitiae florae suecicae. Edit. Altera, auctior et in formam commentarii in Cel. Wahlenbergii floram suecicam redacta.
Publisher: Londini Gothorum,, Ex Officina Berlingiana, 1828.: 1828
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Seller ID: S3143