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The compleat naturalist : a life of Linnaeus

Author: Wilfrid Blunt; William T Stearn
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : New edView all editions and formats

A lively and readable life of Linnaeus, author of Systema Naturae, charting his rise from being a poor student in Sweden to eventually founding the Royal Academy of Sciences.


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Carl von Linné; Carl von Linné
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilfrid Blunt; William T Stearn
ISBN: 0711218412 9780711218413
OCLC Number: 183116193
Description: 256 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Wilfrid Blunt ; introduction by William T. Stearn.


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Still a book for the common reader Spectator ... a highly entertaining account of a man who gave gardeners and botanists the language that we speak and write to this day. This new edition contains Read more...

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