London: Frances Lincoln Publishers, (2001. revised edition). Large octavo, photographs, illustrations, fine copy in dustwrapper. A revised edition of Blunt's definitive Linneaus biography originally published in 1971. This beautifully illustrated edition features a new introduction by Professor William T. Stearn.
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London: Icon Books, (2017. reprint). Octavo, paperback, black and white illustrations. When the imperial explorer James Cook returned from his first voyage to Australia, scandal writers mercilessly satirised the amorous exploits of his botanist Joseph Banks, whose trousers were reportedly stolen while he was inside the tent of Queen Oberea.....
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000. Octavo, illustrations, paperback. Traces the development of the naturalist tradition since the Enlightenment and considers its relationship to other research areas in the life sciences. Explores the adventures of early naturalists, the ideas that lay behind classification systems, the development of museums and zoos.....
Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, (2001. reprint). Octavo, paperback, illustrations. Drawing on letters, poems, notebooks, and secret diaries, Lisbet Koerner tells the moving story of one of the most famous naturalists who ever lived, the Swedish-born botanist and systematizer, Carl Linnaeus. Now in paperback.
London: J. White, 1799. Octavo, 38 handcoloured engraved plates by Nodder, one with a short split. Contemporary sprinkled calf, rebacked, a fine copy. Bound with Thirty-eight Plates with Explanations, intended to illustrate Linnaeus’s System of Vegetables, and particularly adapted to the Letters on the Elements of Botany.