BOTANICA NEGLECTA. WILLIAM YOUNG, Jr. /( OF PHILADELPHIA) / "BOTANISTE DE PENSYLVANIE"/ AND HIS LONG =FORGOTTEN BOOK...".CATALOGUE D'ARBRES ARBUSTES ET PLANTES HERBACEES d'AMERIQUE" Published in Paris in 1783/ With Prefatory Account Of the Author And Critical Notes By the Editor/ Samuel N. Rhoads.
Philadelphia: Privately Printed 1916. A facsimile reprint of this rare catalogue of American plants published in Paris in 1783 by William Young. Young, a horticulturist living in Philadelphia, offered plants for sale in France, listing separately those he could provide himself and those available from other sources. This reprint was published in a edition of 250 copies by its editor, Samuel N. Rhodes, who also provides biographical and critical notes. FROM SEED TO FLOWER #5, this edition. 8vo (24 x 16 cm); xi + (4) + 55 pp.
Original cloth-backed boards, fine; text pages uncut.
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