A philosophical account of the works of nature: endeavouring to set forth the several graduations remarkable in the mineral, vegetable and animal parts of the creation.
London: W. Mears, 1721. Quarto, 28 handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary full calf and maroon leather label, some wear and corners bumped, all edges coloured, a sound copy. Richard Bradley was appointed to the chair of botany at Cambridge University in 1724. This work is an early attempt to describe the..... More