Title: Species Plantarum, engraved portrait frontispiece and title page

Creator: Linné, Carl von, 1707-1778.

Date: 1762

Bibliographic Citation: Linné, Carl von, 1707-1778. Species Plantarum: Exhibentes Plantas Rite Cognitas, ad Genera Relatas, cum Differentiis Specificis, Nominibus Trivialibus, Synonymis Selectis, Locis Natalibus, Secundum Sexuale Digestas. Holmiae: Impensis Direct. Laurentii Salvii, 1762. Vol. 1.

Notes: In the Species Plantarum, first published in 1753, Linnaeus endeavored to record all known species of plants presented according to his classification system.

Physical Description: image.frontispiece.black and white 20,5 × 27 cm

Language: Latin

Description: The work also expanded on Linnaeus’ principles of binomial nomenclature. To this day it is used by naturalists as a reference for botanical nomenclature.

Subject: Botany.

Publisher: Rare Books and Special Collections, McGill University

is Part Of Exhibition: Interpersonal Print

Exhibition Theme: Networks of Correspondence

Call Number: QK91 S6 1762 Rare Books/Special Collections

Image Identifier: 3_000564337_linne_frontispieceandtitlepage