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Travels through the Low-countries, Germany, Italy and France [electronic resource] : with curious observations, natural, topographical, moral, physiological, &c. : also, a catalogue of plants, found spontaneously growing in those parts, and their virtues /
by ... John Ray. To which is added, An account of the travels of Francis Willughby, Esq, through great part of Spain.
The second edition / corrected and improv'd, and adorn'd with copper-plates.
London : Printed for J. Walthoe, D Midwinter, A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch, [etc.], 1738.
2 v. : ill. ; 21 cm.
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London : Printed for J. Walthoe, D Midwinter, A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch, [etc.], 1738.
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general note
"A relation of a voyage made through a great part of Spain, by Francis Willughby, Esq., containing the chief observables he met with there, collected out of his notes": v. 1, p. 399-428.
"Catalogus stirpium in exteris regionibus ..." in v. 1 and "Stirpium orientalium rariorum catalogi tres" in v. 2 are printed in Latin and have separate pagination.
Vol. 1 was first issued 1673, as a separate work, under the title "Observations, topographical, moral, and physiological, made in a journey through part of the Low-countries, &c.", which here appears as caption title.
Vol. 2 has title "A collection of curious travels and voyages : containing Dr. Leonhart Rauwolff's journey into the eastern countries, viz. Syria, Palestine, or the Holy Land, Armenia, Mesopotamia, Assyria, Chaldea, &c. / translated from the original high Dutch, by Nicholas Staphorst. And also, travels into Greece, Asia, Minor, Egypt, Arabia Felix, Petraea, Ethiopia, the Red Sea, &c. : collected from the observations of Mons. Belon, Prosper Alpinus, Dr. Huntingdon, Mr. Vernon, Sir George Wheeler, Dr. Smith, Mr. Greaves, and others. To which are added three catalogues of such trees, shrubs and herbs as grow in the Levant / by the Rev. John Ray, F.R.S." (First issued l693 as a separate work in 2 v.)
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Private Library of Edward Chaney

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