* [NATURAL HISTORY]. GREW, Nehemiah (1641-1712). The Anatomy of Plants. With an Idea of a Philosophical History of Plants. London: W. Rawlins, 1682.
Folio (313 x 194 mm). 83 woodcut plates (5 double-page). (Dampstaining to upper margin on some leaves, some browning or soiling.) Modern calf (joints starting, endpapers renewed). Provenance: Birmingham Medical Library (bookplate and note about fines and late fees preserved from old binding).
First collected edition, including Grew's treatises and lectures delivered to the Royal Society. "The birth of microscopic anatomy of plants" (Grolier Science). Henrey 162; Hunt 362; Nissen BBI 758; Wing G1945.
Property from the Estate of William Lipton, New York, New York