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    RAY, John. Catalogus plantarum Angliæ,

    London : 1670

    First edition. "It is now a fairly uncommon book, though this may be partly explained by one of its main purposes, that is, to be used by botanists in the field, so that many copies would probably have been used up and destroyed" (Keynes). John Ray (1627-1705), "the son of a blacksmith, became one of England's greatest naturalists. He was pre-eminently... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 125417

  2. A Collection of English Words not Generally used,
    RAY, John. A Collection of English Words not Generally used,

    London : 1674

    First edition, "the earliest attempt to gather, interpret and discuss the remnants of older and local language as a contribution not only to the better understanding of the provincial communities, but to those antiquarian studies which were leading men to a knowledge of the Anglo-Saxon and Celtic tongues" (Raven). This copy of the issue with a comma... Learn More
    £2,750.00

    Stock Code: 90721

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