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Author Darwin, Erasmus, 1731-1802.

Title The botanic garden. : A poem, in two parts. Part I. Containing the economy of vegetation. Part II. The loves of the plants. With philosophical notes.

Published New-York : Printed by T. & J. Swords, printers to the faculty of physic of Columbia College, no. 99 Pearl-Street, 1798.


Location Call No. Status
Edition The first American edition.
Physical description 15 unnumbered pages, viii-xi, 5 unnumbered pages, 256 pages, x, 1 unnumbered page, 12-146 pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 17 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 8⁰
Notes Attributed to Erasmus Darwin in the Dictionary of national biography.
Each part has separate title page. Part I is from the 3d, part II from the 4th London edition. Edited for republication, with a poetic "Epistle to the author of the Botanic garden," by Elihu Hubbard Smith.
Plates engraved by Benjamin Tanner.
With a half-title.
"Errata" and "Instructions to the binder for placing the engravings"--recto of last leaf.
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Evans, 33600.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns.
Notes United States New York New York.
Subject Portland Vase.
Botany -- Poetry -- Early works to 1800.
Natural history -- Poetry -- Early works to 1800.
Portland Vase -- Early works to 1800.