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Carl Linnaeus Travels

By: Black, D. (ed.)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Paul Elek: 1979

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15481

ISBN: 0 236 40177 7

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used. View more info

Carl Linnaeus Travels

By: Black, D. (ed.)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Paul Elek: 1979

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 20674

ISBN: 0 236 40177 7

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used, jacket a little rippled within plastic cover. Ownership label. View more info

The compleat naturalist: a life of Linnaeus

By: Blunt, Wilfrid

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Collins: 1971

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15483

ISBN: 0 00 219095 8

Condition: V.g.


Cover creased. Attractively illustrated with numerous colour photos and line drawings. 256 pp. View more info

The compleat naturalist: a life of Linnaeus

By: Blunt, Wilfrid

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Collins: 1971

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19048

ISBN: 0 00 211142 X

Condition: V.g.


Owner's signature on ffep. Little used. View more info

Linnaeus: the compleat naturalist (with introduction by William T. Stearn)

By: Blunt, Wilfrid

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Frances Lincoln: 2004

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 20099

ISBN: 0 7112 1841 2

Condition: Fine


Nearly new; spine and strip on front of jacket sl. sunned. Excellent biography of Sweden's leading eighteenth century naturalist, author of Species Plantarum and other seminal works and the true originator of the Celsius temperature scale. 287 pp. View more info

Carl Linnaeus 1707-1778

By: Broberg, G.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Uppsala University: 1978

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19792

ISBN: 91 506 0155 5

Condition: V.g.


56 pp. View more info

Yearbook of the Swedish Linnaeus Society: commemorative volume

By: Broberg, G. (ed.)

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Svenska LinnŽsŠllskapets rsskrift: 1979

Edition: rgang 1978

Seller ID: 15484

Condition: Fine


Papers from a conference held to commemorate Linnaeus' anniversary. View more info

Carl Linnaeus

By: Broberg, Gunnar

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Swedish Institute: 1992

Edition: 3rd printing; Famous Swedes series (there are 16 others including Saint Birgitta and August Strindberg)

Seller ID: 2026

ISBN: 91 520 0285 3

Condition: Fine


With a cover illustration of an engraving based on the painting by Alexander Roslin (1775), this is a good introduction to the life and work of Sweden's Prince of Biologists. A few plates. 32 pp.; bibliography. View more info

A bicentenary history of the Linnean Society of London

By: Gage, A.T. & Stearn, W.T.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Academic Press: 2001

Edition: Reprint of 1988 second edition, originally published in 1938

Seller ID: 10293

ISBN: 0 12 273150 6

Condition: Fine


A greatly augmented history of the Linnean Society of London. Very faint tanning to pages' edges. ix, 242 pp. View more info

A bicentenary history of the Linnean Society of London

By: Gage, A.T. & Stearn, W.T.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Academic Press: 2001

Edition: Reprint of 1988 second edition, originally published in 1938

Seller ID: 16206

ISBN: 0 12 273150 6

Condition: Fine


As new. A greatly augmented history of the Linnean Society of London. ix, 242 pp. View more info

Hans opvaekkelige hyrdebrev til det belaervaerdige, hoj- og bellaerde Praestestab i Trondheims Stift

By: Gunnerus, Johan Ernst; foreword by Harald Nissen

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Jens Christiensen Winding, Trondheim (original); Det gamle Trykkeri (facsimile).: 1976

Edition: Facsimile reprint of 1758 edition

Seller ID: 2122

Condition: As new


Facsimile of a book written by the Bishop of Trondheim and printed by Trondheim's first recorded printer, Jens Christensen Winding. Limited edition of 300, of which this is no. 16. The foreword, written by Harald Nissen ( no relation to Claus Nissen, author of Die botanische Buchillustration, Geschichte und Bibliographie) explains that Gunnerus was a scholar, translator of Leibnitz and founder of Det Trondhiemske Selskab, which later became det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskab (a famous old natural history society). During his time as Bishop, Gunnerus corresponded with Carl Linnaeus in Up... View more info

Carl Linnaeus, de bloemenkoning

By: Hagberg, Knut (tr. Vos)

Price: £36.00

Publisher: A.J.C. Strengholt, Amsterdam: 1940

Edition: 1st Dutch edition

Seller ID: 20707

Condition: Good


Pages browned, jacket torn. View more info

Carl Linnaeus

By: Hagberg, Knut; tr. by Alan Blair

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1952

Edition: 1st edition thus

Seller ID: 15479

Condition: Good


Slight foxing, esp. to t.p. T.S. letter loosely inserted from Director General of Posts, Sweden to Spencer Savage enclosing a first-day cover (tipped in, with loss of one of the four stamps) dated 25.10.1963. Signature of owner on verso of t.p., and a few of his annotations/corrections in the text - mostly in pencil, a few in biro. 264 pp. View more info

Carolus Linnaeus 1707-1778: Catalogue Twelve: a catalogue of the works of Linnaeus issued in commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the birthday of Carolus Linnaeus 1707-1778

By: Heimann, Nils (compiler)

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Sandbergs Bokhandel, Stockholm: 1957

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 2109

Condition: V.g.


Corners sl. rubbed, otherwise a very tidy copy. The 892 entries present a near-comprehensive coverage of works by, about and inspired by Linnaeus. With numerous scholarly annotations, this catalogue is an essential adjunct to a collection of Linnaeana. 180 pp., well illustrated with copies of title pages and plates, and handwriting samples. Includes a loosely inserted card 14 x 9 cm bearing a hand-drawn image of twinflower with the inscription HjŠrtligt VŠlkommen till LinnŽ-bygden. View more info

Linnaeus (afterwards Carl von LinnŽ)

By: Jackson, B.D.

Price: £42.00

Publisher: Witherby, London: 1923

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 10584

Condition: V.g.


Jacket sunned and chipped; sporadic foxing to edges. xv, 416 pp. View more info

Order out of chaos: Linnaean plant names and their types

By: Jarvis, C.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: NHM / Linnean Society of London: 2007

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 10309

ISBN: 0950620777

Condition: New


Catalogue of types of Linnaeus' plant names, developed by a project based at the Natural History Museum in London and largely funded by the Linnean Society. An indespensable work of reference for botanists, scholars and researchers - blurb. (11), 1017 pp., col. ills. View more info

LinnŽ pŒ Gotland

By: Jonsson, Marita

Price: £40.00

Publisher: GotalandsBoken: 2006

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 2866

ISBN: 91 976508 0 3

Condition: New


With quotations from Carl Linnaeus' travel diaries, this lavishly illustrated book takes the reader on a tour of the Swedish island of Gotland following the route travelled by Linnaeus in 1741. 200 pp, col. photographs. View more info

Index to scientific names of organisms cited in the Linnaean dissertations, together with a synoptic bibliography of the dissertations and a concordance for selected editions

By: Kiger, Robert W., Tancin, Charlotte A. & Bridson, Gavin D.R.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation: 1999

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 2285

ISBN: 0 913196 67 3

Condition: As new


No jacket, but has protective polyester wrapper. This index accounts for over 30,700 occurrences of more than 13,000 different formal names of plant and animal taxa that appear in the original editions of the 186 dissertations defended by students of Carl Linnaeus (from Introduction). The work is also invaluable in helping to disentangle the various collected editions of these theses, those edited by Linnaeus himself being known as Amoenitates Academiae. Frontispiece shows the Jaquemot engraving of Linnaeus; three thesis illustrations are reproduced, of Splachnum, a serpent's skull, and a bree... View more info

Letters to Linnaeus

By: Knapp, S. & Wheeler, Q. (eds.)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Linnean Society of London: 2009

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15485

ISBN: 0950620793

Condition: Fine


A curious idea for a book: to commemorate Linnaeus, contributors were invited to write him an imaginary letter - at least, the letters were real but it requires quite a leap of imagination to believe that he could ever receive them. Spoiler alert: some of the letters are nauseatingly self-indulgent. View more info

Letters to Linnaeus

By: Knapp, S. & Wheeler, Q. (eds.)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Linnean Society of London: 2009

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 20714

ISBN: 0950620793

Condition: Fine


A curious idea for a book: to commemorate Linnaeus, contributors were invited to write him an imaginary letter - at least, the letters were real but it requires quite a leap of imagination to believe that he could ever receive them. Spoiler alert: some of the letters are nauseatingly self-indulgent. View more info