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WITHERING, William.
A Botanical Arrangement of All the VEGETABLES Naturally Growing in Great Britain. With Descriptions of the Genera and Species, According to the System of the celebrated LINNAEUS.

Being an Attempt to render them familiar to those who are unacquainted with the Learned Languages. Under such Species are added, The most remarkable Varieties, the Natural Places of Growth, the Duration, the Time of Flowering, the Peculiarities of Structure, the common English Names; the Names of Gerard, Parkinson, Ray and Bauhine. The Uses of Medicines, and as Poisons; as Food for Men, for Brutes, and for Insects. With their Applications in Oeconomy and in the Arts. With an Easy Introduction to the Study of Botany. Shewing The Method of investigating Plants, and Directions how to Dry and Preserve Specimens. The whole Illustrated by Copper Plates and a copious Glossary.

Description:
pp. xcvi, 383, (i). Engraved folding frontispiece, 1 folding engraved plate; (iv), (385)-838. 10 engraved plates. Original sugar-paper boards, uncut, new spines, both front free end-papers repaired, a very good set.

T. Cadel and P. Elmsley in the Strand, and C. Robinson in Pater-noster-row. London. Printed by M. Swinney, Birmingham.

Date Published: 1776. 2 volumes.

Stock No. 63815

Price: 450.00

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