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Author:
Linné, Carl von, 1707-1778.
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Single Works. Genera plantarum
Title:
Institutes of botany; containing ... descriptions of all the known genera of plants; translated from the Latin ... To which are prefixed, I. A view of the ancient and present state of botany. II. A synopsis, exhibiting the essential or striking characters which serve to discriminate genera of the same class and order ... By C. Milne.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 316,Soulsby no. 660

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Publisher:
W. Griffin, etc
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1771
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Physical description:
(4o)
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Language(s):
English

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General notes:
Incomplete, containing only 302 pages. No more published.
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Additional author(s):
Milne, Colin.
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OPAC identifier:
002178065
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Author:
MILNE, Colin, 1743 or 4-1815.
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Title:
Institutes of botany; containing accurate, compleat and easy descriptions of all the known genera of plants; translated from the Latin of the celebrated Charles von Linné ... To which are prefixed I. A view of the ancient and present state of botany. II. A synopsis, exhibiting the essential or striking characters which serve to discriminate genera of the same class and order...
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 316; 660.

Edition details

Publisher:
Sold by Griffin ...
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1771-1772
Edition:
Physical description:
4, 134 p. ; 30 cm.
Series entry:
Language(s):
English

Notes

General notes:
The work remains incomplete: the second prefixed section, the Synopsis, extends only to a portion of Tetrandria monogynia; no portion of the translation from Linnaeus' Genera plantarum was published.
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Subject:
Botany
Botany
Additional author(s):
LINNÉ, Carl von, 1707-1778.
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OPAC identifier:
C27404
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Author:
Milne, Colin, 1743 or 1744-1815.
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Title:
Institutes of botany ; containing accurate, compleat and early descriptions of all the known genera of plants : translated from the Latin of the celebrated Linné ... to which are prefixed I. A view of the ancient and present state of Botany. II. A synopsis, exhibiting the essential or striking characters which serve to discriminate genera of the same class and order / by Colin Milne.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 316.,Soulsby no. 660.,Soulsby no. 316, 660.

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Publisher:
Sold by W. Griffin
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1771
Edition:
Physical description:
302 p. ; 29 cm.
Series entry:
Language(s):
English

Notes

General notes:
Incomplete : no portion of the translation was published. cf. Pritzel, G.A. Thesaurus literaturae botaniae. 1872-77.
Contents notes:
Provenance:
Hosack, David, 1769-1835 New York Academy of Medicine New York Hospital
Title history:
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With note:
Dissertation notes:
Subject:
Botany
Plants Classification
Linné, Carl von, 1707-1778. Genera plantarum.
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OPAC identifier:
ocm10863300
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Author:
Milne, Colin (1743 or 4-1815)
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Title:
Institutes of botany ; containing accurate, compleat and early descriptions of all the known genera of plants : translated from the Latin of the celebrated Charles Von Linné... to which are prefixed I. A view of the ancient and present state of Botany. II. A synopsis, exhibiting the essential or striking characters... / by Colin Milne.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 316,Soulsby no. 660

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Publisher:
Sold by W. Griffin
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1771
Edition:
Physical description:
302 p. ; 26 cm.
Series entry:
Language(s):
English

Notes

General notes:
Issued in two parts, each with special t.-p.
Incomplete : no portion of the translation was published. cf. Pritzel, G.A. Thesaurus literaturae botanicae. 1872-77.
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Provenance:
Title history:
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With note:
Dissertation notes:
Subject:
Classification
Additional author(s):
Linnaeus, Carl von
(1707-1778)
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OPAC identifier:
ocm10863300
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Author:
Linné, Carl von (1707-1778).
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Uniform title:
Genera plantarum.
Title:
Institutes of botany : containing accurate, compleat and easy descriptions of all the known genera of plants / translated from the Latin of the celebrated Charles von Linné, Professor of Medicine and Botany in the University of Upsal; First Physician to the King of Sweden, Knight of the Polar Star, and Member of most of the Learned Societies in Europe. To which are prefixed, I. A view of the ancient and present state of botany. II. A synopsis, exhibiting the essential or striking characters which serve to discriminate genera of the same class and order; as likewise the secondary characters of each genus, or those derived from the port, habit or general appearance of the plants which compose it. By Colin Milne, Reader on Botany in London, author of the Botanical Dictionary.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 316

Edition details

Publisher:
W. Griffin [et al.]
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1771
Edition:
Physical description:
Pp. [ii], 4, [2], 134 ; 28 cm.
Series entry:
Language(s):
English

Notes

General notes:
This copy contains part I only; part II, published in 1772, forms pp. 135-302 of the work.
Full imprint statement. London: Sold by W. Griffin, Bookseller, Catharine-street; J. Nourse, Bookseller to His Majesty; P. Elmsly, opposite Southampton-street; Messrs. Richardson and Urquhart, under the Royal Exchange; F. Noble, opposite Gray's-Inn Gate, Holborn; and J. Robson, New-Bond-street. M,DCC,LXXI.
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Ink inscription on title-page: J. G. Hall.
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With note:
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Subject:
Classification
Classification system: Linnaeus.
History of botany.
18th century.
Additional author(s):
Milne, Colin
(1744?-1815).
Hall, J. G
Additional corporate author(s):
William Griffin (London, England)
John Nourse (London, England)
Peter Elmsley (London, England)
Richardson and Urquhart (London, England)
Francis Noble (London, England)
James Robson (London, England)
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Rare Books Room shelf 29
Bought 1927.
Bound in quarter blue linen, with grey paper over boards. Spine with five raised bands; spine title stamped and inked: INSTITUTES / OF / BOTANY // C. / MILNE // 1771. Old Lindley Library shelf label: 44.2D1. Bound by Wigmore Bindery, April 1959.
Condition noted; 20060116. Edges untrimmed; staining at bottom-edges from prelims to gathering C. Additional staining on F2-3. Cockling; creasing on O1-2, Q1. Grubby marks on D2r.
Condition noted; 20130813. Good. Rear board scuffed. Worming at top in gathering S.
BE, 16.1.2006, 6.3.2009
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Silverpoint annotation on title-page, after heading I.: "only".