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The Botanical Magazine; Or, Flower-garden Displayed, Volume IV (Illustrated Edition):

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ISBN-10: 1409907627

ISBN-13: 9781409907626

Edition: 2008

Authors: William Curtis

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William Curtis (1746-1799) was an English botanist and entomologist, who was born at Alton, Hampshire. Curtis began as an apothecary, before turning his attention to botany and other natural history. The publications he prepared effectively reached a wider audience than early works on the subject had intended. At the age of 25 he produced Instructions for Collecting and Preserving Insects; Particularly Moths and Butterflies. Curtis was demonstrator of plants and Praefectus Horti at the Chelsea Physic Garden from 1771 to 1777. He established his own London Botanic Garden at Lambeth in 1779, moving to Brompton in 1789. He published Flora Londinensis (6 volumes, 1777-1798), a pioneering work…    
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List price: $12.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Language: English