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Johnston, Botanical Journeys in Kent & Hampstead.

Johnston, Thomas / Gilmour, J.S.L (editor). Botanical Journeys in Kent & Hampstead. A facsimile reprint with Introduction and Translation of his Iter Plantarum (1629), Descriptio Itineris Plantarum (1632). Pittsburgh, The Hunt Botanical Library, 1972. 20 cm x 27 cm. IX, 167 pages. Original hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. White cover slightly dirty/discoloured.

Includes for example the following essays: Forewrord by G.H.M. Lawrence / Johnson's litinity / Johnson's plant and animal names / The flora and landscape of North Kent, 1629 - 1971 / The flora of Hampstead Heat, 1597 - 1971 / Field botanizing in 1629 and 1971 / Facsmile of the Iter / Translation of the Iter / Facsimile of the Descriptio / Translation of the Descriptio / Appendix I : Notes on Johnson's names for marine algae / Appendix II: Mr Duck's sea serpent / Appendix III: Notes on Johnson's names for bryophytes and lichens etc.

"This book was a facsimile and English translation of Thomas Johnson's Iter Plantarum (1629) and Descriptio Itineris Plantarum (1632) with introductory chapters and appendices on Johnson and various aspects of his journeys and their botanical results. Known primarily for his important revision of Gerard's Herball, Johnson was "the outstanding figure among students of the British flora between the herbalist-botanists of the sixteenth century … and the great John Ray.""(huntbotanical)

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Johnston, Botanical Journeys in Kent & Hampstead.

Johnston, Botanical Journeys in Kent & Hampstead.

Johnston, Botanical Journeys in Kent & Hampstead.
Johnston, Botanical Journeys in Kent & Hampstead.

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