History of botany (1530-1860)
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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Botany -- History

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Edition Notes

Statementby Julius von Sachs ; authorised translation by Henry E.F. Garnsey ; revised by Isaac Bayley Balfour
SeriesLandmarks II, monographs
ContributionsBalfour, Isaac Bayley, 1853-1922
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 568, [16] p.
Number of Pages568
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15216714M
LC Control Number87717904

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