NORTH AMERICAN BOTANY; Comprising the Native and Common Cultivated Plants, North of Mexico.... In the Present Edition the Author is Associated with John Wright...Eighth Edition; With the very valuable additions of the Properties of Plants, from Lindley's New Medical Flora.
Troy, NY: Elias Gates, 1840. Thick 8vo. 7, 625 pp. Contemporary brown calf rubbed and worn, gilt stamped black morocco spine label. Index in the back damp-stained. Amos Eaton (1776-1842) originally studied law, but became increasingly interested in the natural sciences. By 1815, he was studying under Professors Ives and..... More