1799 BEAUTY Carl Linneaus System of Vegetables BOTANY Color Botanical ART Martyn

MARTYN, Thomas

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If a tree dies, plant another in its place.”

― Carl Linnaeus

 

Known as the Father of Modern Taxonomy, Carl Linnaeus was an important 18th-century botanist who helped organize a system of naming living organisms. Author Thomas Martyn published an important set of illustrations and explanations which were used to supplement Linnaeus’s famous “System of Vegetables”.

 

This book contains 38 absolutely stunning color engravings of flowers and plants.

 

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1799 BEAUTY Carl Linneaus System of Vegetables BOTANY Color Botanical ART Martyn

 

If a tree dies, plant another in its place.”

― Carl Linnaeus

 

Known as the Father of Modern Taxonomy, Carl Linnaeus was an important 18th-century botanist who helped organize a system of naming living organisms. Author Thomas Martyn published an important set of illustrations and explanations which were used to supplement Linnaeus’s famous “System of Vegetables”.

 

This book contains 38 absolutely stunning color engravings of flowers and plants.

 

Item number: #20211

Price: $795

 

MARTYN, Thomas

 

Thirty-eight plates, with explanations; intended to illustrate Linnæus’s System of vegetables

 

London : Printed for J. White, 1799.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • vi, [2], 72
    • 38 color plates
  • Provenance:
    • Armorial bookplate – W. R. Grace
      • William Russell Grace (1832–1904) was an Irish-American politician, the first Roman Catholic mayor of New York City, and the founder of W. R. Grace and Company. Motto: EN GRACE AFFIE
    • Handwritten – Mary Anne Legh, 1816
    • Handwritten – [Samuel Legh], 1816
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~8.75in X 5.5in (22.5cm x 14cm)

 

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20211

Category

Botany, Gardening, & Herbals

Authors

MARTYN, Thomas

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete