New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1979. Stephen Lee. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. Small 4to,green cloth with gold lettering on spine, profusely illustrated withfrontispiece of Linnaeus, specimen drawings mainly by Stephen Lee in color and B&W, plus maps, archival mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) with several plants executed by Lee, Linnaeus' letters as endpapers, 108 pages. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #5023
Carl [von] Linnaeus (1707 – 1778), was a Swedish botanist, zoologist, and physician who is known as the "father of modern taxonomy."
EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION internally & externally! Near Mint! No remainder markings. Beautiful illustrations.