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Book Description

First edition. The plants drawn from nature by Henderson, and engraved on wood by Thomas Bewick. Robert John Thornton (1768-1837) was an English physician and botanical writer who published a number of books including A New Illustration of the Sexual System of Carolus Von Linnæus (1797-1807). Nissen BBI, 1954.
Dealer Notes
[8], xvi, 901, [1] pp., text woodcuts, 8vo, cont. full calf, corners worn, rebacked with orig. worn backstrip laid down, marbled endpapers; small ink stain to fore-edge. Some underlining and annotations in pencil and ink to text. A 4-page printed price list for Butler, McCulloch & Co. (Herbalists, South Row, Covent Garden) tipped in at front, foxed, some annotations. From the library of Michael Bryant, Hampshire ornithologist, with his book plate.
[48500]
Author THORNTON, ROBERT JOHN.
Date 1810
Publisher Printed for Richard Phillips: London
Condition Good

Price: £295.00

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