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jul 8, 1828 - Brongniart's Prodrome, and the com- mencement of the Histoire des V/g/taux Fossils, in 1828, laid the solid basis upon which the science of paleobotany

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The characteristic works of the most eminent scientific
writers of the age comprised his library. Brongniart, who
laid the foundation of paleobotany; Goppert, who built its
superstructure ; Schimper, Heer, Dawson, Ettingshausen, New-
berry, the Marquis Gaston de Saporta, together with Grande
Eury and Renault, who thoroughly studied the carboniferous
flora of France ; Williamson, who mastered that of England ;
Nathorst, who opened up the subterranean floral treasures of
Sweden ; Engelhardt, Hosius, Under Marck and Schenk, who
investigated without exhausting the rich plant beds of Ger-
many — all were numbered among Lesquereux's friends and
correspondents.

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jul 8, 1828
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~ 190 years ago
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