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Titford, William Jowett.
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Sketches towards a Hortus botanicus Americanus; or coloured plates (with concise and familiar descriptions) of new and valuable plants of the West Indies and North and South America, etc.
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Soulsby no. 798b

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London
Publishing year:
1811
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(4o)
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English

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017363159
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Titford William Jowett
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Sketches towards a Hortus botanicus Americanus; or coloured plates (with a catalogue and concise and familiar descriptions of many species) of new and valuable plants of the West Indies and North and South America also of several others, natives of Africa and the east Indies: arranged after the Linnæan system with a concise and comprehensive glossary of terms, prefixed, and a gereral index by W. J. Titford
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Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 798b

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Publisher:
C. Stower
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1811
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Physical description:
ii, ii, ii, ii, ii, [1], iii, ii, xiv, xvi, vi, 132, iv, [14] s., 17 tav.
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Linné
Carl von
1707-1778
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20191013043800.0
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Titford, William Jowit, 1784-1823?
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Sketches towards a Hortus botanicus americanus, or, Coloured plates : (with a catalogue and concise and familiar descriptions of many species) of new and valuable plants of the West Indies and North and South America. Also of several others, natives of Africa and the East Indies; arranged after the Linnaean system with a concise and comprehensive glossary of terms, prefixed, and a general index / by W.J. Titford.
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Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 798b.

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Printed for the author by C. Stower ;published by Sherwood, Neely anbd Jones, [etc.]
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1811[-1812]
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Physical description:
1 v. (various pagings), [18] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 31 cm.
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Language(s):
English

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Plates 10-17 and frontispiece are dated 1812.
Plates are hand-colored engravings ; plate 5 signed: W.N. Sc.
Includes indexes.
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Plants America Pictorial works.
Icones England 19th century rbgenr.
Graphic media : Copper engraving Hand-colored 1811-12 England.
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Additional corporate author(s):
Stower, C.
ptr.
Sherwood, Neely, and Jones.
Additional title(s):
Coloured plates of new and valuable plants of the West Indies and North and South America.
Hortus botanicus americanus.
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ocm14531078
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Copy 1 t.p. has been altered from 1811 to 1812 ; c.2 has uncol. plates ; c.3 lacks plate 6 and English index.
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Titford, William Jowit.
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Sketches towards a Hortus Botanicus Americanus : or, coloured plates (with a catalogue and concise and familiar descriptions of many species) of new and valuable plants of the West Indies and North and South America : also of several others, natives of Africa and the East Indies : arrranged after the Linnæan system. with a concise and comprehensive glossary of terms, prefixed, and a general index. / by W. J. Titford
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Soulsby no. 798b

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Printed for the author, by C. Stower, Hackney: Published by Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, Paternoster Row; J. Hatchard, Piccadilly; J. Richardson, Cornhill ...
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1811 [i.e. 1811-1812].
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Physical description:
1 vol. (paged variously) : ill., 18 leaves of col. pls. ; 31cm.
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Language(s):
English

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9927511902081
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By permission of the Trustees of The Natural History Museum (London).
NHM BOTANY (Special Books) - Enclosed inside front cover is typed list of page collation. Height is 30cm. Back cover detached.
NHM BOTANY (Rothschild Coll.) - Ms. annotation in ink on errata slip which is bound in at end of vol.
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Author:
Titford, William Jowit.
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Title:
Sketches towards a Hortus Botanicus Americanus; or, Coloured plates (with a catalogue and concise and familiar descriptions of many species) of new and valuable plants of the West Indies and North and South America. Also of several others, natives of Africa and the East Indies; arr. after the Linnaean system ... by W.J. Titford ...
Varying title form:
Hortus Botanicus Americanus.
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 798b.

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Publisher:
Printed for the author by C. Stower, published by Sherwood, Neely and Jones
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1811-[1812]
Edition:
Physical description:
[199] p. col. front., 17 col. plates. 33 cm.
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Language(s):
English

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Fife, Sarah Gildersleeve: Library
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Subject:
Plants America Pictorial works.
Plants America
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ocm14531078
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Also available in digital version.
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Author:
Titford, William Jowett 1784-1823/7.
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Title:
Sketches towards a hortus botanicus Americanus : or, coloured plates (with a catalogue and concise and familiar descriptions of many species) of new and valuable plants of the West Indies and North and South America. Also of several others, natives of Africa and the East Indies: arranged after the Linnæan system. With a concise and comprehensive glossary of terms, prefixed, and a general index / by W.J. Titford, M.D. ...
Varying title form:
Hortus botanicus Americanus Coloured plates of new and valuable plants of the West Indies and North and South America
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 798b

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Publisher:
printed for the author, by C. Stower, Hackney. Published by Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, Paternoster Row; J. Hatchard, Piccadilly; J. Richardson, Cornhill, and all booksellers in the United Kingdom
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1811
Edition:
Physical description:
[irregularly paged], [1], 17 leaves of plates : ill. ; 31 cm (4to)
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Language(s):
English

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Originally issued in parts: "the last number exceeds the allotted quantity of letter-press" - colophon on final page of index.
With a printed list of subscribers.
Plates engraved, and hand coloured.
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With engraved, armorial bookplate on upper pastedown: Anne Elise Thompson. Motto: go on and take care. Design signed: A Wyon, London.
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Subject:
Floras 108306
West Indies 3539
Additional author(s):
Thompson, Anne Elise
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OPAC identifier:
u108549
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StEdRBGE : Q T.4 Binding: nineteenth-century half leather, with green pebble-pattern cloth over boards.
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Titford, William Jowit.
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Title:
Sketches towards a Hortus botanicus americanus : or, Coloured plates (with a catalogue and concise and familiar descriptions of many species) of new and valuable plants of the West Indies and North and South America. Also of several others, natives of Africa, and the East Indies: arranged after the Linnæan System with a concise and comprehensive glossary of terms, prefixed [sic], and a general index / by W. J. Titford.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 798b

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Publisher:
Printed for the author by C. Stower, published by Sherwood, Neely, and Jones [etc.]
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1812 [i.e. 1811-12].
Edition:
Physical description:
3 p. [iii]-vi, xiii-xvi [vii]-xiv [4]-18 [1] [19]-132 [i]-iv, i-viii [i]-ii [i]-ii [i]-ii [i]-ii [i]-ii [i-ii] [i-iv] [i]-ii [i]-xiv [cxxxiii-cxxxviii] p., 2 ¿ : col. ill., col. front., 17 col. plates ; 30 cm.
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Language(s):
English

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The publication date on title-page seems to have been altered to read 1812.
Bound in paper boards; leather spine and corners; brown leather label on spine; label and spine stamped in gold.
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Floras
Botanical illustration
West Indies
North America
South America
Africa
East Indies
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OPAC identifier:
ocm00339508
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Titford, William Jowett (1784-1823).
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Uniform title:
Title:
Sketches towards a hortus botanicus americanus, or, Coloured plates (with a catalogue and concise and familiar descriptions of many species) of new and valuable plants of the West Indies and North and South America : Also of several others, natives of Africa and the East Indies: arranged after the Linnaean system. With a concise and comprehensive glossary of terms, prefixed, and a general index / By W. J. Titford, M.D. Corresponding Member of the Society for the Encouragement of Arts, &c.
Varying title form:
Coloured plates (with a catalogue and concise and familiar descriptions of many species) of new and valuable plants of the West Indies and North and South America
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 798b

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Publisher:
Printed for the author
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1811. [i.e. 1811-1812]
Edition:
Physical description:
Various paginations: pp. [208], 17 leaves of col. plates : col. frontis., illus. ; 30.5 cm.
Series entry:
Language(s):
English

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Complete imprint statement: London: printed for the author, by C. Stower, Hackney: Published by Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, Paternoster Row; J. Hatchard, Piccadilly; J. Richardson, Cornhill, and all booksellers in the United Kingdom. 1811 [corrected in ink to 1812]. - The last publication date cited on any of the plates was Nov. 25, 1812 (plates 14-17).
Page numbers for the work in order as bound: - Pp. [iii], vii-xiv, iii-vi, 5-132, cxxxiii-cxxxvii, viii, [8], iv, 17 leaves of col. plates, xiii-xvi, ii, ii, ii, ii, ii, i, iii, ii, ii, xiv, 17 leaves of col. plates. See accompanying document "Titford. Sketches" for details.
The work was originally issued in six parts between 1811-1812. Date of publication is printed as 1811 on title page, although date in watermarks in the text and that printed on some of the plates (cf. plates 10-17) is 1812.
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On front pastedown is an engraved armorial bookplate with the name Kiethick and the motto Nutus in undis. This appears to overlay a previous bookplate. On front free endpaper verso is the ink inscription William Edward Collins of Keithick Jany. 23. 1826.
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Subject:
Flora
19th century.
Classification system: Linnaeus.
North America.
Jamaica (Greater Antilles).
Additional author(s):
Collins, William Edward
Cory, Reginald Radcliffe
(1871-1934)
Additional corporate author(s):
Caleb Stower (London, England)
John Hatchard (London, England)
John Richardson (London, England)
Newman (London, England)
Sherwood, Neely and Jones (London, England)
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Rare Books Room shelf 86
Gift: Reginald Cory bequest, 1936.
Bound in blue sheep with rounded spine divided into panels by gilt double fillets, the panels containing gilt floral ornaments. Gilt spine title: BOTANICUS / AMERICANUS. Each board divided into two panels by gilt dotted lines with corner floral fleurons, the inner borders ornamented with blind cycloid pattern; gilt double borders framing the whole of each board. Gilt dotted lines on board edges. Gilt edges. Mottled green endpapers.
Condition noted; 20040805. Occasional foxing throughout; plates 8-9 heavily foxed. Tear at fore-edge of K2.
Condition noted; 2014. Good.
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On front free endpaper verso is the pencil inscription: 17 plates d/-/-. A list of the parts of the work in the order of binding, in Mrs Cardew's hand, is tipped in on the front free endpaper. The (loose) errata slip is inscribed, in a 19th-century hand amended in Mrs Cardew's hand, "For a Review of [the 1st Number of] this Work see Critical Review for Novr 1811 Oct 27" [series 3, vol. 24, November 1811, pp. 332-3]. The date 1811 on the title-page has been corrected in ink to 1812. The advertisement to part II is inscribed in Mrs Cardew's hand, "Shd follow the Preface (iii-vi)".