The Compleat Naturalist: A Life of Linnaeus

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Frances Lincoln, 2001 - Botanists - 264 pages
A lively and readable life of Linnaeus, author of Systema Naturae, charting his rise from being a poor student in Sweden to eventually founding the Royal Academy of Sciences.

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About the author (2001)

Wilfrid Blunt was for many years senior drawing master at Eton. An Associate of the Royal College of Art and a fellow of the Linnean Society, he was the author of a number of biographies and books on European art and botany: his The Art of Botanical Illustration has become a standard work of reference. He died in 1987.

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