By: Smith, Sir James Edward
London, Longman, Rees, Orme, et al.: 1827
Edition: Sixth enlarged
Seller ID: 39038
Condition: Very Good-
xxi, (1), 434 pages; Contents clean and secure in original pink boards which have been rebacked, front hinge secure, but paper split at edge. Illustrated with 15pp of colour plates, quite bright clean impressions. 6th edition. Sir James Edward Smith (1759 – 1828) was an English botanist and founder of the Linnean Society. During the early 1780s Smith studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh where he also studied chemistry under Joseph Black and natural history under John Walker. In 1783, he moved to London and continued his study of botany and natural history. Smith was a friend of ... View More...