Category: Linnaeana


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Carl Linnaeus Travels

By: Black, D. (ed.)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Paul Elek, 1979

Edition: 1st edition

Scarcely used. View more info

The compleat naturalist: a life of Linnaeus

By: Blunt, Wilfrid

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Collins, 1971

Edition: 1st edition

Cover creased. Attractively illustrated with numerous colour photos and line drawings. 256 pp. View more info

Yearbook of the Swedish Linnaeus Society: commemorative volume

By: Broberg, G. (ed.)

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Svenska LinnŽsŠllskapets rsskrift, 1979

Edition: rgang 1978

Papers from a conference held to commemorate Linnaeus' anniversary. View more info

A bicentenary history of the Linnean Society of London

By: Gage, A.T. & Stearn, W.T.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Academic Press, 2001

Edition: Reprint of 1988 second edition, originally published in 1938

A greatly augmented history of the Linnean Society of London. Very faint tanning to pages' edges. ix, 242 pp. View more info

Hans opvaekkelige hyrdebrev til det belaervaerdige, hoj- og bellaerde Praestestab i Trondheims Stift

By: Gunnerus, Johan Ernst; foreword by Harald Nissen

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Jens Christiensen Winding, Trondheim (original); Det gamle Trykkeri (facsimile)., 1976

Edition: Facsimile reprint of 1758 edition

Facsimile of a book written by the Bishop of Trondheim and printed by Trondheim's first recorded printer, Jens Christensen Winding. Limited edition of 300, of which this is no. 16. The foreword, written by Harald Nissen ( no relation to Claus Nissen, author of Die botanische Buchillustration, Geschichte und Bibliographie) explains that Gunnerus was a scholar, translator of Leibnitz and founder of Det Trondhiemske Selskab, which later became det Kongelige Norske Videnskab... View more info

Carl Linnaeus

By: Hagberg, Knut; tr. by Alan Blair

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, 1952

Edition: 1st edition thus

Slight foxing, esp. to t.p. T.S. letter loosely inserted from Director General of Posts, Sweden to Spencer Savage enclosing a first-day cover (tipped in, with loss of one of the four stamps) dated 25.10.1963. Signature of owner on verso of t.p., and a few of his annotations/corrections in the text - mostly in pencil, a few in biro. 264 pp. View more info

Linnaeus (afterwards Carl von LinnŽ)

By: Jackson, B.D.

Price: £42.00

Publisher: Witherby, London, 1923

Edition: 1st edition

Jacket sunned and chipped; sporadic foxing to edges. xv, 416 pp. View more info

Order out of chaos: Linnaean plant names and their types

By: Jarvis, C.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: NHM / Linnean Society of London, 2007

Edition: 1st edition

Catalogue of types of Linnaeus' plant names, developed by a project based at the Natural History Museum in London and largely funded by the Linnean Society. An indespensable work of reference for botanists, scholars and researchers - blurb. (11), 1017 pp., col. ills. View more info

LinnŽ pŒ Gotland

By: Jonsson, Marita

Price: £40.00

Publisher: GotalandsBoken, 2006

Edition: 1st edition

With quotations from Carl Linnaeus' travel diaries, this lavishly illustrated book takes the reader on a tour of the Swedish island of Gotland following the route travelled by Linnaeus in 1741. 200 pp, col. photographs. View more info

The Lord Treasurer of Botany: Sir James Edward Smith and the Linnaean Collections

By: Kennett, T.

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Linnean Society of London, 2016

Edition: 1st edition

Biography of the founder of the Linnean Society of London, who purchased the collections of Carl Linnaeus and wrote a number of important books on Botany in the early 19th century. View more info

Index to scientific names of organisms cited in the Linnaean dissertations, together with a synoptic bibliography of the dissertations and a concordance for selected editions

By: Kiger, Robert W., Tancin, Charlotte A. & Bridson, Gavin D.R.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, 1999

Edition: 1st edition

No jacket, but has protective polyester wrapper. This index accounts for over 30,700 occurrences of more than 13,000 different formal names of plant and animal taxa that appear in the original editions of the 186 dissertations defended by students of Carl Linnaeus (from Introduction). The work is also invaluable in helping to disentangle the various collected editions of these theses, those edited by Linnaeus himself being known as Amoenitates Academiae. Frontispiece sho... View more info

Letters to Linnaeus

By: Knapp, S. & Wheeler, Q. (eds.)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Linnean Society of London, 2009

Edition: 1st edition

A curious idea for a book: to commemorate Linnaeus, contributors were invited to write him an imaginary letter - at least, the letters were real but it requires quite a leap of imagination to believe that he could ever receive them. Spoiler alert: some of the letters are nauseatingly self-indulgent. View more info

Linnaeus: nature and nation

By: Koerner, Lisbet

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press, 1999

Edition: 1st edition

As new. 298 pp. View more info

Linnaeus: nature and nation

By: Koerner, Lisbet

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press, 1999

Edition: 1st edition

Little used. 298 pp. View more info

Linnaeus' Oland and Gotland journey 1741

By: Linnaeus, Carl

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Gyllene Snittet, 2007

Edition: New edition in translation, originally published in Swedish in 1745

A translation of the original Swedish edition of 1745, with modernised scientific names and Swedish place-name spellings and with extensive introductory material and a biographical sketch of Linnaeus. Well illustrated with photographs of herbarium specimens and sketches from the original manuscript. View more info