GRAY'S LESSONS IN BOTANY
ELEMENTS OF BOTANY
FOR BEGINNERS AND FOR SCHOOLS
By ASA GRAY
IVISON, BLAKEMAN, AND COMPANY
NEW YORK AND CHICAGO
volume takes the place of the author's
Lessons in Botany and Vegetable
Physiology, published over a quarter of a century
ago. It is constructed on the same lines, and is a kind
of new and much revised edition of that successful work.
While in some respects more extended, it is also more
concise and terse than its predecessor. This should the
better fit it for its purpose now that competent
teachers are common. They may in many cases develop
paragraphs into lectures, and fully illustrate points
which are barely, but it is hoped clearly, stated.
Indeed, even for those without a teacher, it may be that
a condensed is better than a........................