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The botanist's calendar, and pocket flora: arranged according to the Linnæan system. To which are added, references to the best figures of British plants. In two volumes.
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Soulsby no. 760dd

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printed by T. Bensley, for B. and J. White, Fleet-Street
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London
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1797
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2 volulmes ; 18 cm (8o)
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English

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The title is taken from the letterpress titlepage to vol. 1. With a general titlepage, engraved.
Includes index.
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Botany Great Britain Early works to 1800.
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004039132
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Linné, Carl von, 1707-1778
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The botanist's calendar and pocket flora : arranged according to the Linnæan system to which are added, references to the best figures of British Plants.
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The botanist's calendar and pocket flora
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 760dd

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Printed by T. Bensley for B. and J. White
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1797
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2 vol. (vi, 396, [91]p ; 17cm.
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English

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Engraved vignette on half t.p.
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NHM BOTANY (Henrey Coll) - Bookplate of Blanche Henrey on front flyleaf in both vols. Bookplate labelled 'Westport House' on inside front cover of both vols.
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997809202081
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Index on unnumbered paged at end of vol. 2.
By permission of the Trustees of The Natural History Museum (London).
NHM BOTANY (British Herbarium) - Copy 1 - Both vols. have been interleaved with blank pages.
NHM BOTANY (British Herbarium) - Copy 2 - Vol. 2 only. Vol. has suffered water damage.
NHM BOTANY (British Herbarium) - Copy 1 - Front board of vol. 2 detached. Spine of both vols. torn.
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The botanist's calendar and pocket flora : arranged according to the Linnean system. To which are added, references to the best figures of British plants. In two volumes.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 760dd

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Publisher:
B. and J. White
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1797
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Physical description:
2 v. (Pp. vi, [i], 1-264; [iv],265-396, [91]) : pictorial title ; 16 cm.
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Language(s):
English

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Full imprint statement. London: Printed by T. Bensley, for B. and J. White, Fleet-street. 1797. [On verso of titles: Entered at Stationers' Hall.].
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Under each month appears a list of plants in flower, with brief botanical description of the genus, and then of each species, with vernacular name and habitat; specific epithets and references to classes and orders in Linnaean classification appear in the margins.
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Inscription on front pastedown of vol. 1 and front free endpaper of vol. 2: Presented to the / Lindley Library / by / Mr George Croucher / Gr. Ochtertyre / Crieff / December 1894.
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Flora
18th century.
Classification system: Linnaeus.
Great Britain.
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Croucher, George.
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Benjamin and John White (London, England)
T. Bensley (London, England)
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Rare Books Room shelf 9
Both volumes: Full stained calf, the spines with multiple gilt horizontal rules, gilt garlanded rolls, stamped and gilt starbursts and black labels lettered in gilt: BOTANISTS / CALENDAR; with gilt board edges and speckled page edges.
Condition noted; 20100326. Endpapers heavily browned and stained.
Condition noted; 20130806. Good. Corners and spine edges worn. Vol. 1: front board pulled away from text block where leaves removed. Rear endpaper torn at points of stitching. Vol. 2: dent in front edge of front board; front endpaper tearing along line of stitching.
BE rev, 17.7.97. Completed DL 16.2.01.
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Volume 1 lacks front free endpaper and half-title.
Occasional annotations in red ink in both volumes.