ished in it is indicated by the fact that it was one hundred ears in being published.
Every page contains a perfect reproduction in color of every part of some plant-flower, leafage, roots.
The work is so natural that one seems to be looking at the real flower.
Each picture is accompanied by the botanical description.
Indeed this book is a sort of more beautiful and less perishable herbarium of the region it covers.
One of the treasured books of the library is a botanical treatise by Goethe, with the great writer's name on the fly leaf.
Mrs. Gray is arranging a large collection of autographs, which when finished will be paced, probably, in the library.
One autograph is that of Linnaeus.
Another is an autograph letter written with regard to the purchase of land when the Botanical Garden was started, in 1801.
At one end of the library room is a collection of interesting relics.
Here is an inkstand which was used constantly by Professor Gray.
He had asked Sir Joseph Hooker