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Thornton's temple of flora : with plates faithfully reproduced from the original engravings and the work described by Geoffrey Grigson, with bibliographical notes by Handasyde Buchanan [and botanical notes by William T. Stearn].

Author / Creator Thornton, Robert John, 1768?-1837.
Uniform title Temple of Flora
Imprint London : Collins, 1951.
Description 20 p., [36] leaves of plates : chiefly ill., port. ; 44 cm.
Language English
Subject Flowers -- Pictorial works.
Botanical illustration.
Flowers -- Poetry.
Illustrated works.
Pictorial works.
Format Print, Book
Local Note University of Chicago Library's copy has original dust jacket.
University of Chicago Library's copy once formed part of the R.R. Donnelley and Co. Training Department Library. Donnelley #880.
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Other authors / contributors Grigson, Geoffrey, 1905-1985
Buchanan, Handasyde.
Stearn, William T. (William Thomas), 1911-2002
R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company. Training Department Library.
Notes Includes a reproduction of the t. p. of the original "The temple of flora, or garden of nature" which was first published as the concluding part of the author's "New illustration of the sexual system of Carolus von Linnaeus," completed in 1807.
"All of the plates, with the exception of plates VII and VIII and the alternative plates IX A and XXIV A, are reproduced from the original volume in the Library of Eton College." --Prelim.

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Call Number: f QK98.T56 1951

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