Lausanne et Vevey: B. Benda, 1873. 8vo. [iv], 113,  pp. FIRST EDITION. Cloth-backed marbled boards. Some foxing to first and last few leaves. From the library of Jerry Stannard. Item #10873
First edition. An introduction to the study of natural sciences written by Schnetzler (1823-96), a professor of Botany at the University of Lausanne. Schnitzler wanted to write a work for the non-professional public to give them an idea about the important topics prevalent in the natural sciences, especially in botany.