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First Lessons in Botany and Vegetable Physiology. To Which is Added a Copious Glossary, or Dictionary of Botanical Terms

Gray, Asa

Published by Ivison, Phinney, and Co., New York, 1862
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No Dust Jacket, As Issued. xii, 606 (30), preface I. Botany as a Branch of Natural History; II. The Growth of the Plant from the Seed; III. Growth of the Plant from the Seed (continued); IV. The Growth of Plants from Buds and Branches; V. Morphology of Roots; VI. Morphology of Stems and Branches; VII. Morphology of Leaves; VIII. Morphology of Leaves as Follage; IX. Morphology of Leaves as Follage (continued); X. The Arrangement of Leaves; XI. The Arrangement of Flowers on the Stem, or Inflorescence; XII. The Flower: The Parts or Organs; XIII. The Plan of the Flower; XIV. Morphology of the Flower; XV. Morphology of the Calyx and Corolla; XVI. Aestivation, or the Arrangement of the Calyx and Corolla in the Bud; XVII. Morphology of the Stamens; XVIII. Morphology of Pistils; XIX. Morphology of the Receptacle; XX. The Fruit; XXI. The Seed; XXII. How Plants Grow; XXIII. Vegetable Fabric: Cellular Tissue; XXIV. Vegetable Fabric: Wood; XXV. Anatomy of the Root, Stem, and Leaves; XXVI. The Plant in Action, Doing the Work of Vegetation; XXVII. Plant-Life; XXVIII. Species and Kinds; XXIX. Botanical Names and Characters; XXX-XXXII. How to Study Plants; XXXIII. Botanical Sustems; XXXIV. How to Collect Specimens and Make an Herbarium; glossay or dictionary of botanical terms, index. Illustrated by over 300 wood engravings, from original drawings by Isaac Sprague, 1862. Inked name on ffep. light edge wear to bottom third of front fore-edge board with age-toned top text block edge, lightly age- toned bottom and fore-edges. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black quarter-leather with green elaborate blind-stamped decorative cloth, and gilt lettering to spine. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 001329

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Title: First Lessons in Botany and Vegetable ...

Publisher: Ivison, Phinney, and Co., New York

Publication Date: 1862

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Isaac Sprague

Book Condition: Very Good

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