Hill | The Vegetable System, 1759-1764, 6 volumes bound in 7
The Vegetable System. Or A Series of Experiments, and Observations Tending to Explain the Internal Structure, and the Life of Plants. London: Printed for the Author and sold by R. Baldwin, 1759-1764
6 volumes bound in 7, 4to (238 x 180mm.), half-title in volume one only, 322 engraved plates (without plates 25 and 43 in volume 4), contemporary speckled calf, new endpapers, occasional spotting, rebacked with some repairs to corners, rubbed
RARE. The scarce quarto edition of Hill’s extensive work on vegetables. It was originally published in 26 large folio volumes.
ESTC T201308; cf. Nissen BBI 886
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