Table of contents for Great natural history books and their creators / Ray Desmond.


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Preface 7

 1 The book trade 9

 2 The discovery of the New World 24

 3 Investigating the flora of Asia 38
 
 4 A garden at Eichstitt 58

 5 Some early nurserymen's catalogues 67
 
 6 Professor Beringer's fossils 76

 7 A curious tale 83

 8 Banks's florilegium 91

 9 William Curtis 102

10 The Temple of Flora 114

11 The Birds ofAmerica 122

12 Flora Graeca 132

13 Flora Danica 141

14 Nature printing and related methods 148

15 Clerics as authors 159

Bibliography 169

Index 173





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Natural history literature History, Natural history Bio-bibliography