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Botanical extracts: or philosophy of botany.

Robert John Thornton

Botanical extracts: or philosophy of botany.

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Published by White, Johnson and Co. et al in London .
Written in English


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The philosophy of botany, being botanical and philosophical extracts, including: a new illustration of the sexual system of Linneæus. By Robert John Thornton, M.D. late of Trinity College, Cambridge Physician to the General Dispensary: Fellow of the London Botanical Society[,] Lecturer on Medical Botany at Guy's Hospital[,] author of Medical extracts on the.

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