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New illustration of the sexual system of Carolus von Linnaeus... and the Temple of Flora

 
HOLLIS Number
Contributors
Thornton, Robert John, 1768?-1837.; Linné, Carl von, 1707-1778. Prize dissertation on the sexes of plants.; Thornton, Robert John, 1768?-1837. Temple of flora; Adam, John William, former owner.
Publication
London: Printed, for the publisher [i.e. the author], by T. Bensley, 1807 [i.e. 1798-1807

Description

3 pts. ([61] leaves, [135] p., [37] leaves of plates)

Half titles preceding the t.p.: [1] A British trophy in honour of Linnaeus. [2] A new illustration of the sexual system of Linnaeus. [3] The sexual system of Carolus von Linnaeus.

The plates are dated: 1798-1807.

No two copies are exactly alike as Thornton made up copies using different combinations of plates.

 

Subject

Botany -- Pictorial works.; Plants, Sex in.; Flowers -- Poetry.; Linné, Carl von, 1707-1778.