Paris, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle: 1957
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 40682
Condition: Very Good+
321 & colophon pages; Publisher's wrappers, printed title and mounted portrait of the subject -- in the original glassine outer jacket, folded in the French manner. Minor wear to the glassine, but a tight, clean copy. This is the second volume of the distinguished series 'Grands Naturalistes Francais' - published under the direction of Roger Heim. The subject: Joseph Pitton de Tournefort [1656-1708] is usually credited with being the first to make a clear distinction between genus and species. He travelled widely in Greece, Constantinople, Armenia, Georgia and other regions along the shore... View More...