Botany, Reference works, Science (general) - Quantity: 1
|Publication year oldest item:||1799|
|Author/ Illustrator:||Nicolas Jolyclerc - Phytologie universelle ou|
|Book Title:||Histoire Naturelle et méthodique des plantes|
|Number of Books:||1|
|Subject:||Botany, Reference works, Science (general)|
Nicolas Jolyclerc - ‘Phytologie universelle, Ou Histoire Naturelle et méthodique des plantes, de leurs propriétés, de leurs vertus et de leur culture’ - in Paris, at Gueffier jeune, Lamy et Croullebois, 1799 - (2) ff, 504 pages - Full speckled sheepskin of the time. Octavo - 13.5 x 21 cm.
Condition: A piece of the tailcap is missing, a 1cm split on a joint, strong hinges, 3 dulled corners, some stains on the covers, spine with raised bands adorned with golden fleurons, title and volume labels, some rare and tiny foxing, red edges. This volume 5 is complete. First edition.
Contents of this volume 5: In addition to its scientific description, an article is written for each plant regarding its uses, places where the plant can be found (this volume 5 covers letters from T to Z). Sexual system and natural families of Villars. Explanation and alphabetical table of the technical terms of Botany, the most used in this book. Various vulgar or trivial denominations, reported with their type and their species.
French botanist who died in 1817, Jolyclerc was a natural history professor, passionate about his own science which he regarded as the first of all, he was the first translator of Linnaeus, for whom he had a lot of respect.
Rare book in good condition.
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