Author:LINDLEY, John (1799-1865)

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An Introduction to Botany.

By: LINDLEY, John (1799-1865).

Price: $90.00

Publisher: London:, Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman, 1832.: 1832

Seller ID: BL2863


8vo. xvi, 557, 16 [ads] pp. Six copper-plates and numerous wood engravings, index. Modern gilt-stamped maroon cloth. Boston Society of Natural History blind embossed-stamped on title. Fine. Lindley was a famous botanist and horticulturist and became Professor of Botany in University College, London. He was known for his love of plants in boyhood and on leaving school was sent to Belgium as an agent for a London seed merchant. On returning he again devoted himself to botany and became acquainted with Sir William Hooker, the great 19th Century British botanist. He also became Assistant Librarian... View more info