Davies, Hugh.


Part the First. A Systematic Catalogue of the Native Plants of the Isle of Anglesey, in Latin, English, and Welsh; With the Habitats of the Rarer Species, and a Few Observations. To Which is Added, An Appendix, Consisting of Those Genera, in the Three First Volumes of Flora Britannica, Which are Not of Spontaneous Growth in Anglesey, Rendered Likewise into Welsh. The Second Part of Welsh Botanology is An Alphabetical Catalogue of the Welsh Names of Vegetables Rendered into Latin and English; With Some Account of the Qualities, Economical, or Medicinal of the Most Remarkable. London: Printed for the Author 1813.
1st Ed. 2 parts in 1 vol. xiv + [ii] + 151pp. + [i] + xv + pp.([153]-255). 1 plate. Some browning, modern, amateur rebind in modern half leather with marbled boards, gilt lettered label to spine. Hugh Davies (1739-1821), Botanist. D.N.B. ‘Previous to 1813, ‘a constitutional nervous sensibility’ having rendered him unequal to the duties of his profession he retired to Beaumaris and devoted himself to the preparation of [the above work] ... dealing with both flowering and cryptogamic plants ...’
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