The botanic garden : a poem, in two parts ... : with philosophical notes.

The botanic garden : a poem, in two parts ... : with philosophical notes.
Darwin, Erasmus, 1731-1802.
London : Printed for J. Johnson ..., 1795.
2 v. : ill. ; 29 cm. (4to)
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Blake, William, 1757-1827.
Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
The 3rd ed.
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Each part has special t.p. Part 2 is designated "The fourth edition" and dated 1794.
Vol. 1: xx, 218 (i.e. 220), 124, [2] p., [11] leaves of plates (1 folded); v. 2: [4], viii, 200, [2] p., [10] leaves of plates. The count excludes blank leaf at end of either volume.
Some of the plates engraved by William Blake.
References: Keynes, G.leaf Bibl. of William Blake, 108; Bentley, G.E. Blake books, 450C.
"Index of the names of the plants": v. 2, p. 199-200.
Vols. 1-2 digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in September 2009.
Volumes 1-2 displayed in the exhibition titled "Reflecting antiquity : modern glass inspired by ancient Rome" held in the Changing Exhibitions Gallery at The Corning Museum of Glass, February 15-May 27, 2008.
Volume 1 displayed in the exhibition 'Curious and Curioser: Surprising Finds from the Rakow Library', held at the Rakow Research Library, April 6, 2018 through February 17, 2019.
"On glass unneal'd": p.206, pt. 1; Experiments with a glass tube in "Memnon's Lyre": notes, p. l7; "Enamels": notes, p.51-52; "Portland Vase": part 1 (second section of pagination: Notes XXII: p.53-59 and 4 plates. 1791 ed. of The Botanic Garden claimed that plates were by William Blake; but there is no printed indication in our edition that this is the case.
Rebound; original book covers in Library Archives Box 8.
(from t.p.) Part I. Containing The economy of vegetation --
Part II. The loves of the plants.