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Withering, William, 1741-1799.
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A botanical arrangement of all the vegetables naturally growing in Great Britain. ... With an easy introduction to the study of botany, etc.
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Soulsby no. 675b

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London
Publishing year:
1776
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2 volumes ; (8o)
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Language(s):
English

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The pagination is continuous.
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Withering, William, 1741-1799.
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A botanical arrangement of all the vegetables naturally growing in Great Britain. : with descriptions of the genera and species, according to the system of the celebrated Linnaeus ... : with an easy introduction to the study of botany. Shewing the method of investigating plants, and directions how to dry and preserve specimens. The whole illustrated by copper plates and a copious glossary / by William Withering, M.D. ... In two volumes.
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Soulsby no. 675b.

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Printed by M. Swinney, for T. Cadel and P. Elmsley ... and G. Robinson ... London
Place of publication:
Birmingham
Publishing year:
1776
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Physical description:
2 v. (838 p., XII leaves of paltes) : ill. (engravings) ; 22 cm. (8vo)
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Language(s):
English

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Index: p. liii-xcvi.
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Subject:
Plants Great Britain.
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M. Swinney.
Thomas Cadell.
P. Elmsley.
G. Robinson.
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ocm09536680
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Withering, William, 1741-1799.
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A botanical arrangement of all the vegetables naturally growing in Great Britain : with descriptions of the genera and species, according to the system of ... Linnæus ... the common English names; the names of Gerard, Parkinson, Ray and Bauhine ... With an easy introduction to the study of botany ... / by William Withering.
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A botanical arrangement of all the vegetables naturally growing in Great-Britain. Bot. arrang. vegetables
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Soulsby no. 675b

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Printed by M. Swinney, for T. Cadel and P. Elmsley ..., and G. Robinson
Place of publication:
Birmingham
Publishing year:
1776
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Physical description:
2 vols. [in 1] : ill. 12 leaves of pls. (1 folded) ; 22cm.
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Language(s):
English

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9931272202081
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By permission of the Trustees of The Natural History Museum (London).
Ms. annotation on front flyleaf 'Purchased by Order of Commée. Aug. 29 1777.' Textblock split in several places. Plate 2 wanting, and this is noted in ms. on front flyleaf opposite half t.p.
Textblock split in several places.
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Author:
Withering, William, 1741-1799.
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Title:
A botanical arrangement of all the vegetables naturally growing in Great Britain. With descriptions of the genera and species, according to the system of ... Linnaeus ... With an easy introduction to the study of botany, shewing the method of investigating plants, and directions how to dry and preserve specimens ...
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 675b.

Edition details

Publisher:
Printed by M. Swinney, for T. Cadel and P. Elmsley and G. Robinson, London
Place of publication:
Birmingham
Publishing year:
1776
Edition:
Physical description:
2 v. plates. 22 cm.
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Language(s):
English

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Geneva Botanical Garden purchase, August 1923 Miller, Norton G. Britton, Nathaniel Lord, 1859-1934.
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Plants Great Britain.
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ocm09536680
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Withering, William (1741-1799)
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A botanical arrangement of all the vegetables naturally growing in Great Britain : with descriptions of the genera and species, according to the system of the celebrated Linnæus. Being an attempt to render them familiar to those who are unacquainted with the learned languages. Under each species are added, the most remarkable varieties, the natural places of growth, the duration, the time of flowering, the peculiarities of structure, the coomon English names, names of Gerrard, Parkinson, Ray and Bauhine. To uses as medicines, or as poisons, as food for men, for brutes, and for insects. With their applications in oeconomy and in the arts. With an easy introduction to the study of botany. Shewing the method of investigating plants, and directions how to dry and preserve specimens / by William Withering ...
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Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 675b

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Publisher:
Printed by M. Swinney
Place of publication:
Birmingham
Publishing year:
1776
Edition:
Physical description:
2 v. (xcvi, 838 p.,10 leaves of plates, [2] fold. plates) : ill.; 22 cm.
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Language(s):
English

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Paged continuously.
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Provenance:
R. Bawden, Coll: Exon: Oxon." (t.p.)
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Subject:
Floras
Great Britain
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ocm23628125
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Author:
Withering, William (1741-1799).
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Title:
A botanical arrangement of all the vegetables naturally growing in Great Britain : With descriptions of the genera and species, according to the system of the celebrated Linnaeus. Being an attempt to render them familiar to those who are unacquainted with the learned languages. Under each species are added, the most remarkable varieties, the natural places of growth, the duration, the time of flowering, the peculiarities of structure, the common English names; the names of Gerard, Parkinson, Ray and Bauhine. The uses as medicines, or as poisons; as food for men, for brutes, and for insects. With their applications in oeconomy and in the arts. With an easy introduction to the study of botany. Shewing the method of investigating plants, and directions how to dry and preserve specimens. The whole illustrated by copper plates and a copious glossary / By William Withering, M.D. In two volumes.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 675b

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Publisher:
Printed for T. Cadel [et al.]
Place of publication:
Birmingham
Publishing year:
1776
Edition:
First edition.
Physical description:
2 v. (Pp. [i], "xcvi" [= xcviii], 383, [+1], 2 folding leaves of plates; [2], 385-838: 10 leaves of plates) ; 21 cm.
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Language(s):
English

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The Latin tag "Ornari res ipsa negat, contenta doceri" appears on the title-pages of both volumes. - Later editions were entitled "A botanical arrangement of British plants".
Complete imprint statement: Birmingham: Printed by M. Swinney, for T. Cadel and P. Elmsley in the Strand, and G. Robinson, in Pater-noster-row, London. MDCCLXXVI.
Page numbers xvii-xviii used twice.
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Front free endpaper of vol. 1 bears ink inscription: "Theops. Houlbrooke To Harriet Tayleur - with his best wishes, 1809. 9th. Oct." Similar inscription in vol. 2, with the date contracted to "1809".
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Subject:
Flora
Classification system: Linnaeus.
Microscopy
18th century.
Great Britain.
Floras
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George Robinson (London, England)
Peter Elmsley (London, England)
Thomas Cadell (London, England)
Myles Swinney (Birmingham, England)
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Rare Books Room shelf 13
Bought 1964.
Bound in quarter calf, with paper over boards marbled in large spot pattern. Compartmented backs with five raised bands flanked by gilt single fillets. Red morocco labels with gilt double fillets and dotted rolls, and gilt titles: WITHERING'S / BOTANICAL / ARRANGEMENT. No volume nunbers on spines. Inserted into wrapping 2013.
Condition noted; 200209016. Hinges weak, esp. in vol. 2 where front board is partially detached. Boards rubbed, esp. at fore-edges where marbled paper frayed. Some offsetting of ink from plates. Vol. 2: N2 stained, plate VI stained and ragged at edges.
Condition noted; 20130807. Fair. Vol.1: Edges and corners very worn and lifting; top of spine and headband broken away; bottom of spine lifting and tearing; spine very worn; front hinge broken, board held by cord and sewing; rear board cracked, beginning to split at top, held by cords; rear hinge splitting, lower section of free endpaper loose. Vol. 2: marbled paper on rear board perforated and edges lifting; corners worn and lifting; spine very worn; top of spine and headband torn away; section of base torn away; front hinge broken, held by cords; rear hinge broken, held by bottom cord; top right corner of lettering-piece missing; front hinge broken, board held by cords; endpaper split along line of hinge; rear board held by bottom cord only. Wrapped.
WP. Amended DL/24.7.95, BE 16.9.2002
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On front endpaper of vol. 1 is a description clipped from a bookseller's catalogue, annotated in pencil.