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Grew (Nehemiah) The Anatomy of Vegetables, first edition, 3 folding engraved plates at end, lacking initial licence leaf and final blank, blank leaf N6 present, some light browning, title slightly chipped at edges, later mottled sheep-backed boards, [Wing G1946; Henrey I, 163; Norman 944; Pritzel 3554; Dibner 21], 8vo, Printed for Spencer Hickman, Printer to the R. Society, at the Rose in S. Pauls Church-Yard, 1672.

⁂ First edition of Grew's first book. Grew (1641-1712) is considered one of the fathers of plant anatomy and this work includes detailed observations of wood, bark and roots.

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Grew (Nehemiah) The Anatomy of Vegetables, first

Wed, Jul 11, 2018 9:30 AM UTC
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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