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Translation from German of Seba's paper describing a method for removing and preserving the membranes of leaves, pear cores, and turnip fibres. Original German manuscript found at CLP/10ii/7.

Subject: Botany

Translation published in Philosophical Transactions as 'The anatomical preparation of vegetables, by Albertus Seba, F. R. S. Communicated to the Royal Society by Sir Hans Sloane, Bart. Pr. R. S. and Col. Med. Lond. Translated from the German, by Mr. Zolman, F. R. S'.

Communicated by Hans Sloane and translated from the German by Mr Zolman [Philip Zollman]. Read to the Royal Society on 17 October 1728.

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Albertus Seba

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Albertus Seba, Translation, 'The anatomical preparation of vegetables' by Albertus Seba, 1728, CLP/10ii/8, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 26 May 2024

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