dr Robert John Thornton

1768 – 1837

The Temple of Flora

The English physician and botanical writer Robert John Thornton is best known for his publication New illustration of the sexual system of Carolus von Linnaeus. The Temple of Flora is the third part of this major work. Thornton has left us a great gift with what has been described as one of the loveliest books in the world. 

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