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Curtis, William, 1746-1799.
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Flora Londinensis: or plates and descriptions of such plants as grow wild in the environs of London: with their places of growth, and times of flowering; their several names according to Linnæus and other authors: with a particular description of each plant in Latin and English. To which are added, their several uses in medicine, agriculture, rural oeconomy, and other arts. By William Curtis ...
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Soulsby no. 664d, 664e

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printed for and sold by the Author
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1777-1828 [1775-1828]
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5 volumes ; (folio)
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English

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Originally published in six fascicles, bound in two volumes dated 1777 and 1798. Each fascicle consisted of 12 separate issues, each with six plates and accompanying text. A new edition printed for George Graves with descriptions written, enlarged, or rewritten by William Jackson Hooker was published between 1817 and 1828.
A mixed set comprising: Vols. I and II (published 1777, 1798) containing fascicles 1-6 (these are another issue of the edition placed at 1823.e.4); Vol. III has the titlepage of the new edition, enlarged by George Graves, dated 1826, but the text is a new setting of fasc. 5 and 6 of the edition of 1798; vols. IV and V are of the new edition, enlarged by George Graves and William Jackson Hooker. The general indexes to fasc. 1-3 and 4-6 are omitted.
Vols. 3-5 bear the imprint: London: printed for George Graves, Peckham.
With a list of subscribers and directions for binding at the end of the Preface in the first volume.
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Wild flowers Great Britain
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Sir,
Hooker, William Jackson,
1785-1865.
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000841077
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CURTIS, William, Botanist.
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Flora Londinensis: or Plates and descriptions of such plats as grow wild in the environs of London: with their places of growth, and times of flowering; their several names according to Linnæus and other authors: with a particular description of each plant in Latin and English. To which are added, their several uses in medicine, agriculture, rural oeconomy, and other arts.
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Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 664d

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Publisher:
The Author; B. White
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1777, 98, [1775-98]
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Physical description:
2 volumes ; (folio)
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Language(s):
English

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Each volume was published in three facicules, twelve numbers to each facicule. Imperfect; wanting the general index to fasc. 4-6, the index to fasc. 4, and fifteen plates, with their descriptions, from fasc. 6, given in the index as no. 33, 34, 36, 38, 39, 41, 47-49, 51, 62, 64-67. Two leaflets entitled respectively “A Catalogue of certain plants, growing wild, chiefly in the environs of Settle,” and “General Observations on the advantages which may result from the introduction of the seeds of our best grasses,” were issued together with vol. 1 and are bound up in that volume.
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Graves, George,
1754-1839.
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OPAC identifier:
000841075
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Author:
CURTIS, William, Botanist.
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Uniform title:
Title:
Flora Londinensis: or Plates and descriptions of such plants as grow wild in the environs of London: with their places of growth, and times of flowering; their several names according to Linnæus and other authors: with a particular description of each plant in Latin and English. To which are added, their several uses in medicine, agriculture, rural oeconomy, and other arts.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 664d

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Publisher:
The Author
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1777-1798
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Physical description:
2 volumes ; (folio)
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Language(s):
English

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Without the indexes and the second list of subscribers.
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000841076
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Author:
Curtis, William, 1746-1799.
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Uniform title:
Title:
Flora Londinensis : or, plates and descriptions of such plants as grow wild in the environs of London.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 664d

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Publisher:
Printed and sold by the Author and B. White and Son
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
[1775]-1777-[-98]
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Physical description:
3 vols. : 432 leaves of pls. col., with descriptive letterpress ; 48cm..
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Language(s):
English

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Issued in 72 numbers, each containing six plates; these were gathered by twelves into six "Fasciculi." For a list of contents, with dates of publication, See note by W. A. Clarke in the "Journ. Bot." Vol. XXXVII, 1899, pp. 390-395. The only title page present is marked "Vol. I.".
A portrait of the author and a manuscript Index have been added in this copy.
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NHM BOTANY (Henrey Coll) - Inside front covers is the bookplate: 'Ex Libris Blanche Henrey'
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9910325602081
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By permission of the Trustees of The Natural History Museum (London).
Plates 20-39 held at Outflat location are all with original wrappers
Duplicate set of plates in Plate Collection
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Title details

Author:
Curtis, William, 1746-1799.
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Uniform title:
Title:
Flora Londinensis: or, Plates and descriptions of such plants as grow wild in the environs of London: with their places of growth, and times of flowering; their several names according to Linnaeus and other authors: with a particular description of each plant in Latin and English. To which are added, their several uses in medicine, agriculture, rural economy and other arts.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 664d.

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Publisher:
The author and B. White
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1777-1798
Edition:
Physical description:
2 v. in 6. 434 plates. (part col.) 51 cm.
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Language(s):
English, Latin

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Barnhart, John Hendley, 1871-1949 Hosack, David, 1769-1835
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Plants England London Region.
Plants England London Region Pictorial works.
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ocm02411100
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