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.
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.Category: Science and Nature, Biography and Memoirs
Publisher: Frances Lincoln