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The natural history of plants

by Henri Baillon

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Published by L. Reeve & co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy H. Baillon. Tr. by Marcus M. Hartog
    ContributionsHartog, Marcus
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24973929M
    LC Control Number05039465
    OCLC/WorldCa4471936

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    Pliny the Elder, Roman savant and author of the celebrated Natural History, an encyclopedic work of uneven accuracy that was an authority on scientific matters up to the Middle Ages. The work, which was largely complete by 77 CE, is divided into 37 books and covers such subjects as botany, zoology, and astronomy.   The ultimate gift for gardeners and art-lovers, featuring of the most beautiful and pioneering botanical images ever. Following in the footsteps of the international bestseller Map: Exploring the World, this fresh and visually stunning survey celebrates the extraordinary beauty and diversity of combines photographs and cutting-edge micrograph scans Brand: Phaidon Press.


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