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Author:
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778.
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Uniform title:
Single Works. Botanique
Title:
Letters on the elements of botany ... Translated ... by Thomas Martyn ... The sixth edition, etc.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 706

Edition details

Publisher:
J. White
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1802
Edition:
Physical description:
xxiv, 503 pages ; (8o)
Series entry:
Language(s):
English

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Additional author(s):
B.D., F.R.S.
MARTYN, Thomas
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OPAC identifier:
016812989
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Author:
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778.
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Title:
Letters on the elements of botany / by Thomas Martyn ; trans by Regius Professor of botany.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 706

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Publisher:
s.n
Place of publication:
S.l
Publishing year:
1802
Edition:
6th ed.
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Language(s):
English

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Additional author(s):
Martyn, Thomas,
1735-1825.
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OPAC identifier:
010239059
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Author:
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778.
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Title:
Letters on the elements of botany, addressed to a lady [Madame Delessert] by the celebrated J. J. Rousseau : translated into English, with notes, and twenty-four additional letters, fully explaining the system of Linnæus / by Thomas Martyn.
Varying title form:
Letters on botany.
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 706

Edition details

Publisher:
Printed for J. White
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1802
Edition:
6th edition / with corrections and improvements
Physical description:
xxiv, 503, [28] p. : ill., 1 folded chart; 38 col. pls. ; 21 cm.
Series entry:
Language(s):
English

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In English.
With note:
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Subject:
Additional author(s):
Linné, Carl von,
1707-1778
Martyn, Thomas,
1735-1825.
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Additional title(s):
Philosophia botanica
OPAC identifier:
9922691302081
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Indices of English and Latin names, orders of plants, and botanical terms on unnumbered pages at the end of the text.
NHM GENERAL - A. Reynell. No. 4. 20.ix.1927. 13/9.
NHM GENERAL - Substantial rip at the bottom of p. 23/24.
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Author:
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778.
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Uniform title:
Lettres élémentaires sur la botanique.
Title:
Letters on the elements of botany : addressed to a lady / by the celebrated J.J. Rousseau ; translated into English, with notes, and twenty-four additional letters, fully explaining the system of Linnaeus, by Thomas Martyn.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 706.

Edition details

Publisher:
Printed for J. White
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1802
Edition:
6th ed. / with corrections and improvements.
Physical description:
xxiv, 503, [28] p. ; 22 cm.
Series entry:
Language(s):
English, Latin

Notes

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Includes index.
Contents notes:
Provenance:
Barnhart, John Hendley, 1871-1949 Harris, Edward
Title history:
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With note:
Dissertation notes:
Subject:
Plants Classification
Additional author(s):
Martyn, Thomas,
1735-1825.
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques,
1712-1778.
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OPAC identifier:
ocm06412536
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Author:
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques (1712-1778).
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Main entry uniform title:
Uniform title:
Lettres élémentaires sur la botanique.
Title:
Letters on the elements of botany : Addressed to a lady / By the celebrated J. J. Rousseau. Translated into English, with notes, and twenty-four additional letters, fully explaining the system of Linnaeus, by Thomas Martyn, B.D. F.R. & L.S.S. Regius Professor of Botany in the University of Cambridge.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 706

Edition details

Publisher:
J. White
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1802
Edition:
Physical description:
Pp. xxiv, 503, [28]: folding table ; 21.7 cm.
Series entry:
Language(s):
English

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Full imprint statement. London: Printed for J. White, at Horace's Head, Fleet-street. 1802.
Press figures. A6v: 6. A7v: 4. C7v: 7. D6r: 7. E7v: 3. F6v: 7. G8r: 3. H6v: 3. I1v: 1. K5v: 7. L7r: 1. M!v: 3. M8v: 7. N1v: 3. O8r: 1. P8r: 3. Q1v: 3. R8r: 6. S8r: 6. T8v: 1. U8r: 7. X3v: 7. Y6v: 3. Z6v: 1. Z7v: 3. Aa5v: 3. Cc1v: 7. Dd5v: 3. Ee1v: 1. Ff5r: 6. Gg6r: 6. Hh1v: 4. Ii7v: 1. Kk3v: 6. Ll3v: 6.
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Provenance:
London copy: front pastedown bears an engraved armorial bookplate without a name; an ink signature, with date 1825, above the bookplate is partially concealed by the library label. - Wisley copy bears on its fly-leaf an ink inscription - Helen Fowke, M.H.A. Nov. 1865 2nd hand - and a pencilled inscription - R. J. Clifford Read Ealing- 1900.
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With note:
Wisley copy bound with 1799 edition of Martyn's Thirty-eight plates.
Dissertation notes:
Subject:
Botany
Classification
Classification system: Linnaeus.
18th century.
19th century.
Additional author(s):
Martyn, Thomas
(1735/6-1825).
Additional corporate author(s):
John White (London, England)
T. Bensley (London, England)
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Rare Books Room shelf 29
London copy bound in half sheep, with paper over boards marbled in brown curl pattern. Blind decorative borders at leather edges. Spine divided into panels by blind double fillets. Red morocco lettering-piece with gilt double fillets and title: ROUSSEAU'S / BOTANY / TRANS. / T. MARTYN. Gilt date 1802 at base of spine, and gilt edition statement at mid-spine. Speckled edges.
Wisley copy recased in quarter calf, with brown cloth over boards and gilt date 1802 at base of spine. Much of original spine retained: brown calf, with four pairs of raised bands; gilt decorations in top and bottom compartments; gilt title: LETTERS / ON / BOTANY // ROUSSEAU // MARTYN'S / ILLUSTRATIONS. Red speckled edges; top-edge stained. Endpapers with modern oil-marbling in feather pattern.
Condition noted; 20060119. London copy. Spine edges rubbed, top of spine fraying. Tear at top of Z4.
Condition noted; 20130813. London copy. Fair. Long lateral tear in front free endpaper. Paper covers rubbed; corners rubbed, leather on lower corners worn away. Top of spine worn, broken away, leather lifting, red rot. Base of spine rubbed. Hinges very worn, upper layers of leather worn away.
Condition noted; 2016. Wisley copy: foxing. Good.
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