Miscellaneous tracts relating to natural history, husbandry, and physick


Miscellaneous tracts relating to natural history, husbandry, and physick : to which is added, The calendar of flora

Title Variants

Alternative: Calendar of flora

Alternative: Husbandry & physick

Alternative: Tracts relating to natural history, husbandry, and physick

Uniform: Amoenitates academicae


Stillingfleet, Benjamin, 1702-1771
Linné, Carl von, 1741-1783
Müller, Tobias, fl 1765-1790 , engraver
Price, R., , ill




Published material

Publication info

London, Printed: and sold by R. and J. Dodsley ... ; S. Baker ... ; and T. Payne, 1762


The second edition, corrected and augmented with additional notes throughout, particularly on some of the English grasses, which are illustrated by copper plates.


Translator's preface: "The following pieces were selected from many others published by several ingenious members of .. the university of Upsal in Sweden, under the presidence of Linnaeus".

The first part is comprised of selections from Amoenitates academicae (by Linnaeus and his colleagues) edited and translated by Stillingfleet.

Plates signed either R. Price or J. Miller.

Woodcut title vignette, head-pieces.

Signatures: A⁸ a⁸ B-2B⁸ 2C⁴.

Includes indexes to The calendar of flora.

Contents: An oration concerning the necessity of travelling in one's own countrey / by Dr. Linnaeus -- The œconomy of nature / by Isaac J. Biberg -- On the foliation of trees / by Harald Barck -- Of the use of curiosity / by Christopher Gedner -- Obstacles to the improvement of physic / by Joh. Georg. Beyerstein -- The calendar of flora, Swedish and English / [by Alexand. Mal. Berger, Benjamin Stillingfleet, and Theophrastus] -- The Swedish Pan / by Nicholas Hasselgren -- Observations on grasses / [by Benjamin Stillingfleet].

Blake, J. NLM 18th cent., | p. 433

Soulsby, B.H. Linnaeus, | 1320


Agriculture , Early works to 1800 , Medicine , Natural history

Call Number

QH9 .S713 1762




DOI: https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.139197
OCLC: 14314514
Soulsby: 1320


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