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Author Darwin, Erasmus, 1731-1802.

Title The botanic garden. [electronic resource] : 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], viii-xi, [5], 256, x, [1], 12-146, [2] p., [17] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. (8vo)
Series Early American imprints. First series ; no. 33600.
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.
Evans 33600
Other formats Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 33600).
Notes United States New York New York.
Other author Smith, E. H. (Elihu Hubbard), 1771-1798, ed.
Tanner, Benjamin, 1775-1848, engraver.
Subject Botany -- Poetry.
Natural history -- Poetry.
Poems -- 1798.