The Classes and Orders of the Linnaean System of Botany. Illustrated by Select Specimens of Foreign... The Classes and Orders of the Linnaean System of Botany. Illustrated by Select Specimens of Foreign... The Classes and Orders of the Linnaean System of Botany. Illustrated by Select Specimens of Foreign... The Classes and Orders of the Linnaean System of Botany. Illustrated by Select Specimens of Foreign...

The Classes and Orders of the Linnaean System of Botany. Illustrated by Select Specimens of Foreign and Indigenous Plants

DUPPA, Richard (1770-1831)

Published by Printed by T. Bensley . for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London, 1816
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(9 x 5 3/8 inches). 240 engraved plates (237 hand-coloured). Contemporary black straight grain morocco, covers bordered in gilt and blind, spine with semi-raised bands in six compartment, lettered in the second and fourth, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt, brown endpapers (some wear, hinges starting) Provenance: bookplate on the front pastedowns First edition of Duppa's attractively illustrated popular introduction to the Linnaean classification system: hand-coloured issue. "This work is intended to be a complete illustration of the Linnaean system of Botany . This work was originally begun as an amusement, and it has gradually expanded in size" (Introduction). Includes a dictionary of botanical terms and a general index. The work was published in both coloured and uncoloured issues. Nissen BBI 566; Johnston 786. Bookseller Inventory # 29532

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Title: The Classes and Orders of the Linnaean ...

Publisher: Printed by T. Bensley . for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London

Publication Date: 1816

Binding: 3 volumes, 8vo

Edition: 1st Edition

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