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Author:
Smith James Edward 1759-1828
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Tracts relating to natural history by James Edward Smith
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Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 2624

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Printed for the author by J. Davis
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1798
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Physical description:
312 s., 7 tav.
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Proveniens: Med navnetræk
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Linné
Carl von
1707-1778
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20191016091400.0
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Indeholder Discourse on the rise and progress of natural history S. 47-162. - Soulsby no. 2624
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Author:
Smith, James Edward, Sir, 1759-1828.
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Uniform title:
Title:
Tracts relating to natural history.
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Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 1093,Soulsby no. 2624

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Publisher:
Printed for the author by J. Davis
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1798
Edition:
Physical description:
xiv, 312 p. : 7 leaves of plates (some col.) ; 22 cm.
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Language(s):
English

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Contains 'Reflections on the study of nature' (pp. 1-46) and 'Discourse on the rise and progress of natural history' (pp. 47-162).
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NHM BOTANY - Bookplate of 'Norman Douglas Simpson' on inside front cover. A previous owner's name has been obscured by ink at the top of the t.p.
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Subject:
Linné, Carl von, 1707-1778
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Reflections on the study of nature
Discourse on the rise and progress of natural history
OPAC identifier:
9924963502081
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Duplicate Soulsby no. 3439
By permission of the Trustees of The Natural History Museum (London).
NHM BOTANY - From label on front endpaper: Presented by the Executors of Norman Douglas Simpson in 1974. A previous acquistion is also recorded on inside front cover: Wheldon and Wesley, 1948.
NHM BOTANY - A previous owner's name has been obscured by ink at the top of the t.p. Front and back hinges are cracking.
NHM GENERAL - The volume has been rebound. Spine has raised bands. Edges are gilded.
NHM BOTANY - Bound in quarter half leather and marbled boards.
NHM BOTANY - Both front and back hinges are cracking, particularly the front.
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Author:
Smith, James Edward, Sir, 1759-1828
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Main entry uniform title:
Uniform title:
Title:
Tracts relating to natural history / by James Edward Smith
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 1093, 2624

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Publisher:
Printed for the Author by J.Davis, and sold by J.White, Fleet-Street ;
Place of publication:
London ;
Publishing year:
1798
Edition:
Physical description:
xii, 312p ill., 7 plates (6 coloured) ; 23cm
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Language(s):
English

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Plate 5 (Boronia serrulata) has been inserted opposite the title page; the remaining plates have been bound at the end of the text rather than according to the "Directions for Placing the Plates" included in the volume.
Contents notes:
Main text consists of 12 papers. 1. Reflections on the study of nature. Translated from the Latin of the celebrated Linnaeus. 2. Discourse on the rise and progress of natural history. Read at the opening of the Linnean Society, April 8, 1788. 3. Observations on the irritability of vegetables. From the Philosophical Transactions for 1788. 4. Review of Mr Curtis's Botanical Magazine, or Flower Garden displayed. From the Analytical Review, Vol. 3, for January 1789. 5. Review of a Synopsis of the natural history of Great Britain and Ireland ; by John Berkenhout, M.D. From the Analytical Review, Vol. 3, for March 1789. 6. Review of an Easy introduction to drawing flowers according to Nature ; by James Sowerby. From the Analytical Review, Vol. 3, for March 1789. 7. Review of Thoughts on the different Kinds of Food given to young Silkworms ; by S. Bertezen. From the Analytical Review, Vol. 3, for May 1789. 8. Review of a Dutch edition of the Systema Naturae of Linnaeus. Read before the Linnaean Society, March 3, 1789. 9. A Botanical Essay on the genera of Dorsiferous ferns. Translated from the Latin, published in the Fifth Volume of the Memoirs of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Turin, in 1793. 10. Description of a New Genus of Plants called Sprengelia. First published in Swedish, in the Transactions of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Stockholm for 1794, page 260, tab. 8. 11. Description of a New Genus of Plants called Westringia. Lately published in Swedish, in the Transactions of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Stockholm. 12. Description of a New Genus of Plants called Boronia. Now first published ; with some particulars of the death of Francis Borone.
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In ms. in ink opposite front pastedown : James Hardy 1864
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Berkenhout, John 1726-1791 37454
Curtis, William 1746-1799 31981
Sowerby, James 1757-1822 37455
Bertezen, Salvatore ; fl.1780s 65786
Linnaeus, Carl, 1707-1778 17093
Borone, Francesco 1769-1794 37459
Botany 108309
Collected writings 111038
Additional author(s):
Hardy, James,
1815-1898
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OPAC identifier:
u89767
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StEdRBGE : Octavo S Binding : Paper over boards.
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Author:
Smith, James Edward, Sir (1759-1828)
Corporate author:
Main entry uniform title:
Uniform title:
Title:
Tracts relating to natural history / by James Edward Smith.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 2624

Edition details

Publisher:
J. Davis
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1798
Edition:
Physical description:
xiv p., 2 ¿., [3]-312 p., 7 plates : ill. ; 21cm.
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Language(s):
English

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Contents include: Discourse on the rise and progress of natural history : read at the opening of the Linnean Society, April 8, 1788 (pp.47-162).
Provenance:
Presented by Miss Bromfield, 1853" (bookplate)
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With note:
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Subject:
Natural history
Additional author(s):
Bromfield, William Arnold
(1801-1851)
Miss
Bromfield, Eliza
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Additional title(s):
Discourse on the rise and progress of natural history
OPAC identifier:
ocm01662188
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Author:
Smith, James Edward (1759-1828).
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Title:
Tracts relating to natural history / by James Edward Smith, M.D. F.R.S. etc. etc. President of the Linnaean Society.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 1093 & 2624

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Publisher:
printed for the author
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1798
Edition:
Physical description:
Pp. xiv, [i], 312, 7 leaves of plates, 6 in colour : port. ; 22.2 cm.
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Language(s):
English

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Quotation on title-page: "Still let me various Nature scan: / The world's my Home, my brother Man, / And GOD is every where." PETRIE.
Bound in before the half-title is a MS letter from J. E. Smith to Dawson Turner, dated from Norwich Sept. 8. 1802, folded to fit the size of the book; it is followed by a flap with the text: "Inserted, An original letter from Dr Smith; & a portrait, a private study by Edwards". The portrait is bound in facing the title-page; it is an engraving of Smith, "from a bust by Bullock. 1810". On M2v (p. 164) is pasted a note by Dawson Turner referring to a paper by Noisette on irritability in plants.
Complete imprint statement: London: printed for the author, by J. Davis, and sold by J. White, Fleet-street. 1798.
Press figures. 2: B3v, C2v, K7r, M5r, U6r. 3: E8r, F4v, H2v, N6r. 4: G6v, I2v, T8r. 5: D1v, N4v, P8r, S7v, T5r. 6: C1v, O2v, Q6v, S2v. 7: I7v. 9: L7r.
Contents notes:
Main text consists of 12 papers, two of them published for the first time, the others reprinted: listed here with years of original publication (details given in table of contents). 1. Reflections on the study of nature, translated from Linnaeus (1785). 2. Discourse on the rise and progress of natural history, read at the opening of the Linnean Society (1788). 3. Observations on the irritability of vegetables (1788). 4. Review of Curtis's Botanical Magazine (1789). 5. Review of Berkenhout's Synopsis of the natural history of Great Britain and Ireland (1789). 6. Review of Sowerby's Easy introduction to drawing flowers (1789). 7. Review of Bertezen on silkworms (1789). 8. Review of a Dutch edition of Linnaeus' Systema naturae (1789). 9. A botanical essay on the genera of dorsiferous ferns (1793). 10. Description of a new genus of plants called Sprengelia (1794). 11. Description of a new genus of plants called Westringia (first English publication). 12. Description of a new genus of plants called Boronia... with some particulars of the death of Francis Borone (first publication).
Provenance:
Copy formerly belonging to Dawson Turner, with his autograph on the title-page, and MS. letter to him from the author.
Title history:
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Subject:
Borone, Francesco ( -1794).
Linnean Society of London (London, England).
Botany
Ferns
Boronia
Sprengelia
Westringia
Additional author(s):
Linné, Carl von
(1707-1778).
Smith, James Edward
(1759-1828)
Crowe, James
(1750-1807)
Turner, Dawson William
(1815-1885)
Turner, Dawson William
(1815-1885)
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John White (London, England)
Jonas Davis (London, England)
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Rare Books Room shelf 6
Bought 1932.
Bound in brown cloth with gilt spine title SMITH / - / TRACTS ON / NATURAL / HISTORY.
Condition noted; 20040811. Front board stained. Title-page and plate heavily foxed. Minor cockling. Plate 5 detached. Stain on pp. 282-3 left by plant previously pressed between the pages. Offsetting from plates, esp. from plate 2, which has significantly affected the recto of the facing leaf; plate 1 stained. Minor foxing and staining.
Condition noted; 20130806. Good. Slight wear to corners. Small tears to top and base of spine. Minor splitting of front endpaper at hinge.
BE rev, 11.8.2004
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On front pastedown is a pencilled note identifying the book as Dawson Turner's copy, with autograph letter and portrait inscribed; also "NB. Pl. 5 loose p. 295".
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Title details

Author:
Smith, James Edward, 1759-1828
Corporate author:
Main entry uniform title:
Uniform title:
Title:
Tracts relating to natural history / by James Edward Smith.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 2624

Edition details

Publisher:
Printed for the author by J. Davis, and sold by J. White
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1798
Edition:
Physical description:
xiv, 312 s., [7] pl.-bl. i färg 22 cm
Series entry:
Language(s):
English

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Contents notes:
S. [1]-46: Reflections on the study of nature / Carl von Linné
Provenance:
Peter Dubane Horsham 1798 ; stämpel: K. Vetenskaps Akademiens Bibliotek, KVAB Donavit Ove Almborn
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S KBKATALOG1955SPI (213401)
Naturhistoria https://id.kb.se/term/sao/Naturhistoria sao
Botanik https://id.kb.se/term/sao/Botanik sao
Botany
Natural history
Verk före 1800 https://id.kb.se/term/saogf/Verk%20f%C3%B6re%201800 saogf
Additional author(s):
Horshan, Peter Dubane
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Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien
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3055650
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