William Curtis (1746-1799)
A prominent horticulturalist, Curtis sold his Flora londinensis
as a subscription. The work focused on plants within a ten-mile
radius of London. Curtis also founded the Botanical Magazine in
1787, which is still being published today.
Flora londinensis: or, Plates and descriptions of such plants as grow wild in the environs of London: with their places of growth, and times of flowering; their several names according to Linnśus and other authors: with a particular description of each plant in Latin and English. To which are added, their several uses in medicine, agriculture, rural úconomy and other arts. By William Curtis ...
by Curtis, William, 1746-1799
London, Printed for and sold by the author [etc.] 1777-98.
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