Ex-library copy with cancelled bookplate, shelfmark on spine etc. The editor has selected Bradley's writings on succulent plants from two of his major compendia and appended them to Bradley's major work, translated as A history of succulent plants (facsimile of the first edition, which is very rare in a complete state). Rowley's introduction not only sets Bradley's pioneering work on applied botany into context, with a short bibliography, but also collates and re-identifies the plants illustrated in the Historia Plantarum Succulentarum (1716-27). The 'flier' for this work, published in 1710, i... View More...
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