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STILLINGFLEET, Benjamin.
Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Natural History, Husbandry, and Physick. To which is added the Calendar of Flora.

Corrected and augmented with additional Notes throughout, particularly on some of the English Grasses, which are illustrated by Copper Plates.

Description:
pp. xxxi, (i) Contents, 391, (i) blank. 11 uncoloured, engraved plates of Grasses by MILLER and PRICE. Contemporary calf, modern reback, title leaf coming loose, the last 100 pages with a faint crease in the lower corners, else a very good copy, ex libris RICHARD FREEMAN with his notes at the front..

*FREEMAN BNHB #3589 - This, the second edition, is the first to have the plates of grasses; tipped in at the front of this copy are two, unidentified leaves, VERSES BY MR. STILLINGFLEET. The first contribution is an Oration by Linnaeus, 1741 : An oration concerning travelling in one's own countrey. Stillingfleet is to be credited with being the foremost commentator to promote Linnaeus's binomial nomenclature.

R. and J. Dodsley, S. Baker and T. Payne. London.

Date Published: 1762. Second edition.

Stock No. 63346

Price: 220.00

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