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George Bentham: Autobiography 1800-1834

Biography / Memoir

Edited By: Marion Filipiuk

597 pages, no illustrations

University of Toronto Press

Hardback | Jan 1997 | #80869 | ISBN: 0802007910
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George Bentham was one of the greatest amateur botanists of all time. He wrote the greater part of the stupendous Genera Plantarum, a 7-volume Flora Australensis, a world-wide monograph of the very large Mint family, the first-ever Flora of Hong Kong and, not least, one of the two scholarly handbooks on the flowering plants and ferns of the British Isles which were later to be merged as the evergreen `Bentham and Hooker'.

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Marion Filipiuk is editorial assistant at the Coleridge Project at Victoria College, University of Toronto. She was senior research assistant for the John Stuart Mill Project and editorial assistant for the Correspondance de Madame de Graffigny.

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