GENERAL INDEX OF THE PLANTS DESCRIBED AND FIGURED IN DR. WIGHT'S WORK ENTITLED "ICONES PLANTARUM INDIAE ORIENTALIS."

Madras: Printed by H. Smith, 1856. [6],78pp. Original cloth-backed wrappers, printed paper label on front cover. Front wrapper detached. Some scattered foxing. Contemporary ink corrections and additions. Overall a good plus copy. Item #WRCAM23441

A presentation copy, inscribed on the front wrapper: "B. Daydon Jackson Esq. / from / H. Cleghorn / 26 May 1882." Scarce separately issued alphabetical index to accompany Robert Wight's ICONES PLANTARUM INDIAE ORIENTALIS (1838-53), an important Indian botanical work in six volumes. An interesting early imprint. TAXONOMIC LITERATURE 17578 (note).

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