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A British flora after the sexual system of Linnaeus, or, An English translation of the Linnaean names of all the British plants : Oct.r 18. th 1769.

 
HOLLIS Number
Contributors
Delaney, Mary, 1700-1788
Publication
Bulstrode [Buckinghamshire, England]: s.n., 1769?

Description

Digital Facsimile

[1], 1-120, [2], 120-265, [1], 266-474 [i.e. 266-473], [8] leaves : 2 illustrations ; 25 cm.

"Already by 1769 she had prepared a manuscript adaptation of William Hudson's Flora Anglica (1762) as 'A British flora after the sexual system of Linnaeus... Bulstrode, 1769'".--Mrs. Delany and her circle, p. 10.

"[An] Irish watercolourist, maker of shell grottoes, gardener, diarist, and collagiste (her collages of flowers are now mainly in the collection of the British Museum). In 1743 she married Patrick Delany, Dean of Down...."--Oxford companion to gardens, p. 137.

No leaf 132.

Last leaf of text blank.

Includes index: leaves [2]-[7] at end; terms in 2 columns.

 

Language

English
 

Subject

Linné, Carl von, -- 1707-1778.; Plants -- Great Britain -- Identification.; Plants -- Great Britain -- Classification.; Botany -- Great Britain -- Identification.; Botany -- Great Britain -- Classification.