Phytologia Britannica,

[How (William)]

Phytologia Britannica,

natales exhibens indigenarum stirpium sponte emergentium.

Description: FIRST (ONLY) EDITION, woodcut device on title, without the initial leaf, (blank except for signature A on recto), text printed in a mixture of Roman, Italic, and Black letter, 4 leaves with small holes affecting a few letters (apparently not worming), pp. [iii-xvi], 133, [1], small 8vo, contemporary calf, rebacked, corners worn, crackling of covers, contemporary signature at head of title of Edward Heaston, later indecipherable library stamp in outer margin of title, sound

Publication Details: Richard Cotes for Octavian Pulleyn, 1650

Notes: 'In the main a verbatim reprint of Johnson's Mercurius botanicus. How augmented the list with a number of other records of plants .. a number [of which] are held to be of interest and value' (Henrey). Definitely of interest are the specified localities where certain specimens were found, or the plants are abundant.

Bibliography: (Henrey 290; ESTC R14016)

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Price: £750

Subject: Sciences

Published Date: 1650

Stock Number: 49762

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