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FELLOW OF THE BOTANICAL AND ROYAL PHYSICAL SOCIETIES OF EDINBURGH, ETC.
LOVELL REEVE, 5, HENRIETTA STREET, COVENT GARDEN.
SIR WILLIAM JACKSON HOOKER, K.H., LL.D.,
DIRECTOR OF THE ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS OF KEW,
DR. JOSEPH DALTON HOOKER, F.R.S.,
ASSISTANT-DIRECTOR OF THE ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS OF KEW,
THIS HUMBLE AND
FIRST ATTEMPT TO POPULARIZE THE STUDY OF
IS, WITH MUCH RESPECT AND ESTEEM, DEDICATED
“In minimis Natura præstat.”—PLINY.
“Natura maxime miranda in minimis." -LINNÆUS.
“A Lichen is as perfectly fitted to the condition it is intended to fulfil, and its organs as completely adapted to that purpose, as the stately palm or magnificent forest-tree.”—BASKERVILLE,
“ The man
Whom Nature's works can charm, with God himself