Withering’s Systematic Arrangement of British Plants … 4 Vols

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Scarce and desirable early botany the second edition of which was used extensively by a young George Caley to teach himself the parts of plants. Caley and Withering then had an extended correspondence before and during Caley’s stay in Sydney, from 1800 to 1810.

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6TH ED 1818. 8vo, xiv, 402, 444, [445]-900, 409pp with 30 b/w plates, 1 coloured bound into the end of vol IV, contemporary suede leather binding, gold text on black leather label pasted down on spine, tooled decoration on spine and around edges, a little wear to corners and tops of spines, rear hinges of vol 4 splitting.

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