English Botany

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English Botany
by James Edward Smith

"English Botany was a major publication of British plants, an enormous set of volumes that was issued beteween 1790 and 1813. The brief but formal descriptions were supplied by the founder of the Linnean Society, James Edward Smith, and published and illustrated by the botanical illustrator and natural historian James Sowerby."Excerpted from English Botany on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

  • 1st edition (36 volumes, 2592 plates, published in order of plate number)
  • 2nd edition (12 volumes, plates republished in systematic order, with some supplementary plates)
  • 3rd edition (plates in systematic order, with extensive textual discussion on systematics)

See also Exotic Botany.