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Brown, Robert, 1773-1858.
Miscellaneous botanical works of Robert Brown.
London, Published for the Ray Society by R. Hardwicke, 1866-68
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Robert Brown; John J Bennett
|Notes:||Printer from colophons (text) and title page verso (atlas).
Edited by John J. Bennett.
Contains "the works of the distinguished author, now for the first time collected in England, and reprinted from the originals, without change, in accordance with his wishes. It had been his intention to reprint them himself with annotations, but, unfortunately for science, this intention was never carried out, and it remained for the editor simply to superintend a verbatim reprint."--Preface, v. 1.
"The first ten plates, from the appendix to Flinders's 'Narrative,' are printed from the original coppers, now in my possession; and all the remainder, with one exception (plate XXXIII, which has been re-engraved for the present edition), are from coppers kindly lent by the council of the Linnean Society"--Atlas, page 1.
Volumes 1-2 published in 1866 and 1867; atlas published in 1868.
Includes indexes (separate indexes of subjects in v. 1 and v. 2; indexes of names of plants in both volumes in v. 2).
|Description:||2 volumes (viii pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 612 pages; viii pages, 786 pages) ; 23 cm 1 atlas (4 unnumbered pages, 15 pages, 1 unnumbered page, XXXVIII leaves of plates (11 folded)) : illustrations (engravings) ; 36 cm.|
|Contents:||(from title pages) Vol. I. Containing I. Geographico-botanical, and II. Structural and physiological memoirs. --
Vol. II. Containing III. Systematic memoirs. and IV. Contributions to systematic works. --
Vol. III. Atlas.
|Series Title:||Ray Society (Series)|