A Selection of the Correspondence of Vinneus and Other Naturalists from the Original Manuscripts, 2

A Selection of the Correspondence of Vinneus and Other Naturalists from the Original Manuscripts, 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1821 edition. Excerpt: ... or Ksempfer are yet published, I know not. They must both be highly interesting. I asked Mr. Cliffort for seeds for my garden, but he has sent me ores, fossils, and dissertations. Pray recommend me to your friend when you have an opportunity. I have built a stove, which I wish to furnish in the spring. The anatomical theatre is also finished, and there have been many dissections in it this winter. If you fix your residence in Sweden, pray collect some of your Mosses, and north-country plants. You shall have Lichens, Mosses, and Hercynian plants, if you please, in return. Pray give my compliments to my old friend Rosen, though I am not personally known to him. He has now attained a very advantageous appointment. I was particularly acquainted with a surgeon named Ribbius, the son of your king's physician. If I have an opportunity, I will send something to our Society. Farewell! and do not deprive me of your regard. LINN/EUS TO HALLER. Leyden, Jan. 3, 1738. I shall remain here till the 3d of February. If, meanwhile, your work is sent me, I will, if you please, take care to have the different types appointed for the classes, generic and specific names, and synonyms. If I can be of use to you in any other way, I am entirely at your service. Though the Hortus Cliffortianus has long been printed, it is not yet published, owing to the tardiness of the engravers. Dr. Boerhaave told me lately that a second volume of Micbeli's is now printing. I long to see the flowers of Ferns. Professor Amman writes me word, that he has laid before the Petersburg!! Society a treatise on such Ferns as have some leaves bearing flowers and others not, in the same species-f-. He hopes to have his work, on the rarer plants of Siberia and Tartary, ready in the course of next...show more

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  • Paperback | 146 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 272g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236519833
  • 9781236519832