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Flora Brasiliensis, sive enumeratio plantarum in Brasilia hactenus detectarum : Leguminosae. I. Papilionacae / exposuit Georgius Bentham.

By: Bentham, George, 1800-1884Contributor(s): Martius, Karl Friedrich Philipp von, 1794-1868Publication details: Lipsiae [Leipzig] : Fridr. Fleischer in Comm., 1859-1862 Description: 350 pages, 127 plates (2 folded) : illOther title: Leguminosae. I. Papilionacae [Distinctive title] | Flora Brasiliensis : Leguminosae [Spine title]Uniform titles: Flora Brasiliensis Subject(s): Botany -- South America -- 19th century | Botany -- Brazil -- 19th century | Legumes -- Brazil -- 19th century
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At head of title: Carol. Frid. Phil. Martii.
This item forms vol. XV, pars I [fasc. XXIV & XXIX] of Martius's Flora Brasiliensis.

Half-title: Leguminosae.

Text in double columns.

Presented by Thomas Hanbury, La Mortola, Ventimiglia, 1886.

Previously owned by Daniel Hanbury and then presented to RPS by Thomas Hanbury, together with L. tabulae vegetationis in Brasilia physiognomiam illustrantes / Martius (1856), in 1886. Presented to Daniel Hanbury by G. Bentham on the instruction of Martius.

Pencil annotation on page facing t.p.: See notes at end of volume. Martius to Bentham. Daniel Hanbury 1862. Thomas Hanbury 1886. 2 slips of paper containing 3 manuscript notes tipped in at end of volume.
First note: "A second copy of the Papilonaceae (fasc. 24 et 29), which is on inferior paper (for the text). I wish, that Mr. Bentham would present it to the Pharmaceutical Society or to Mr. Dan. Hanbury, if he has not a more convenient destination for it. NB. Such copies with inferior text paper are some printed for the collaborators." This is followed by "received this work from Mr. Bentham, March 1862. When I have no further occasion for it, it should find a place in the Library of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, and I desire that my Excos should so dispose of it. 12 April 1862. DH."
Third note on separate piece of paper: "La Mortola, Ventimiglia, Italy, 26 June 1886. The above memorandum made by my late brother only came under my observation this year (1886). I now send to the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain this book together with L. Tabulae vegetationis in Brasilia. E. Martii 1856. Thomas Hanbury, Exor to Daniel Hanbury. Previous Accession Number: ADXV, 10068. Previous Classmark: 587.38:918.1 Previous location: Basement Store Shelf 45.2..