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Thornton's temple of flora : with plates faithfully reproduced from the original engravings and the work described by Geoffrey Grigson, with bibliographical notes by Handasyde Buchanan [and botanical notes by William T. Stearn].

Author: Robert John Thornton; Geoffrey Grigson
Publisher: London : Collins, 1951.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert John Thornton; Geoffrey Grigson
OCLC Number: 3624074
Notes: Includes a reproduction of the t.p. of the original "The temple of flora, or garden of nature" which was first published as the concluding part of the author's "New illustration of the sexual system of Carolus von Linnaeus," completed in 1807.
"All of the plates, with the exception of plates VII and VIII and the alternative plates IX A and XXIV A, are reproduced from the original volume in the Library of Eton College."
Description: 20 pages, [36] plates : chiefly illustrations, portrait ; 44 cm
Other Titles: Temple of flora.

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THORNTON, [R.J.] GRIGSON, Geoffrey. Thornton's Temple of Flora with Plates faithfully reproduced from the original engravings and the work described by Geoffrey Grigson. With Bibliographical Notes by Handasyde Buchanan. 1951 London: Collins, 1951. 20 pp. plus 12 fine colored plates and 24 collotype, all tissue-guarded, with botanical notes by William T.Stearn Folio (12x17 ½ inches), original half buckram with leather spine label and printed-paper label on front board in dust jacket. A fine copy in a slightly light-struck jacket. The first and best reproduction of Thornton's magnificent work, originally completed in 1807.

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