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MOON, Alexander, Superintendent of the Royal Botanical Gardens in Ceylon.
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A catalogue of indigenous and exotic plants growing in Ceylon, distinguishing the several esculent vegetables ... with ... the divisions ... of species in use amongst the Singhalese. Also an outline of the Linnæan sexual system of botany in the English and Singhalese languages.
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Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 830

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Colombo
Publishing year:
1824
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(4o)
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Language(s):
English

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002537334
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Moon Alexander
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A ¤catalogue of the indigenous and exotic plants growing in Ceylon, distinguishing the several esculent vegetables, fruits, roots and grains, together with a sketch of the divisions of genera and species in use amongst the Singhalese also an outline of the Linnæan sexual system of botany in the English and Singhalese languages for the use of the Singhalese by Alexander Moon
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Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 830

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Publisher:
Wesleyan Mission Press
Place of publication:
Colombo
Publishing year:
1824
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Physical description:
[139] s. (forsk. pag.)
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Language(s):
English, Latin, Sinhalese

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Proveniens: Library of the Royal Colonian Institute
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Linné
Carl von
1707-1778
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20191013043900.0
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Moon, Alexander
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A catalogue of the indigenous and exotic plants growing in Ceylon : also an outline of the Linnæan sexual system of botany in the English and Singhalese languages for the use of the Singhalese / Alexander Moon
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 830

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Publisher:
Wesleyan Mission Press
Place of publication:
Colombo
Publishing year:
1824
Edition:
Physical description:
139 p. in various pagings ; 32 cm.
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Language(s):
English, Latin, Sinhalese

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NHM BOTANY (Rothschild Coll.) - Bound with 'A catalogue of the exotic plants cultivated in the Mauritius' compiled... R.T. Farquhar, 1816
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Linné, Carl von,
1707-1778
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R007353508
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Moon, Alexander, d. 1825.
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A catalogue of the indigenous and exotic plants growing in Ceylon ... : with a sketch of the divisions of genera and species in use amongst the Singhalese : also an outline of the Linnaean sexual system of botany in the English and Singhalese languages. For the use of the Singhalese / by Alexander Moon.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 830.

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Publisher:
Wesleyan Mission Press
Place of publication:
Colombo
Publishing year:
1824
Edition:
Physical description:
1 v. (various pagings) ; 34 cm.
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Language(s):
English, Sinhalese

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Subject:
Plants Sri Lanka.
Plant names, Popular Sri Lanka.
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Wesleyan Mission Press.
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ocm14689851
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Author:
Moon, Alexander.
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Title:
A catalogue of the indigenous and exotic plants growing in Ceylon .... : also an outline of the Linnæan sexual system of botany in the English and Singhalese languages for the use of the Singhalese / Alexander Moon.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 830

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Publisher:
Wesleyan Mission Press
Place of publication:
Colombo
Publishing year:
1824
Edition:
Physical description:
139p. in various pagings ; 32cm.
Series entry:
Language(s):
English, Latin, Sinhalese

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NHM BOTANY (Rothschild Coll.) - Bookplate of 'Lionel Walter Rothschild, 1886' on inside front cover. Bookplate of 'Charles Collier' on inside front cover.
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In English, Latin, and Sinhalese.
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NHM BOTANY (Rothschild Coll.) - Bound with 'A catalogue of the exotic plants cultivated in the Mauritius' compiled .... R. T. Farquhar, 1816.
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Additional author(s):
Linné, Carl von,
1707-1778
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A catalogue of the exotic plants cultivated in the Mauritius
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9915299502081
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By permission of the Trustees of The Natural History Museum (London).
NHM BOTANY (Rothschild Coll.) - Stamp on verso of t.p. 'Rothschild Bequest 1938.'
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Moon, Alexander, -1825.
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Catalogue of the indigenous and exotic plants growing in Ceylon, ... with a sketch of the divisions of genera and species in use amongst the Singhalese; also an outline of the Linnaean sexual system of botany in the English and Singhalese languages. For the use of the Singhalese.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 830.

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Publisher:
Wesleyan Mission Press
Place of publication:
Colombo
Publishing year:
1824
Edition:
Physical description:
1 v. (various pagings) 34 cm.
Series entry:
Language(s):
English, Sinhalese

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Dissertation notes:
Subject:
Plants Sri Lanka.
Plant names, Popular Sri Lanka.
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Additional corporate author(s):
Additional title(s):
OPAC identifier:
ocm14689851
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Moon, Alexander d.1825
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A catalogue of the indigenous and exotic plants growing in Ceylon, distinguishing the several esculent vegetables, fruits, roots and grains; together with a sketch of the divisions of genera and species in use amongst teh Singhalese; also an outline of the Linnæan sexual system of botany; in the English and Singhalese languages. For the use of the Singhalese / by Alexander Moon, superintendent of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Ceylon.
Varying title form:
Outline of the Linnæan sexual system of botany
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 830

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printed at the Wesleyan Mission Press
Place of publication:
Colombo
Publishing year:
1824
Edition:
Physical description:
[4], 3, [1], 9, [1], 77, [1], 41, [1], [4], 4, 22, 6, [4] p. ; 34 cm (fol)
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Language(s):
English, Sinhalese, Latin

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With additional title page in Sinhalese.
Parallel texts in English, Sinhalese, and transliterated Sinhalese; indices in Latin, English, and transliterated Sinhalese.
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In ms. in ink in upper, outer corner of title page: Colombo 2d. Nov. 1826. Dr. Duncan from his friend D.A. Wilson[?] With a ms. letter attached to upper pastedown, from D.A. Wilson? to "Duncan", and "Dr Graham", enclosed with the volume in 1826. Probably = Andrew Duncan the younger, Prof. of medicine, Edinburgh University, and Robert Graham, Regius Keeper of the Edinburgh Botanic Garden.
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Botany 108309
Sri Lanka 3670
Additional author(s):
Graham, Robert
1786-1845
Duncan, Andrew
1773-1832
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u108417
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StEdRBGE : Q M.12 Binding: nineteenth-century sprinkled and tree sheep, with border of small ornament roll. Rebacked, with new endpapers, twentieth century.
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Author:
Moon, Alexander (d. 1825)
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Main entry uniform title:
Uniform title:
Title:
Catalogue of the indigenous and exotic plants growing in Ceylon : distinguishing the several esculent vegetables, fruits, roots and grains, together with a sketch of the divisions of genera and species in use amongst the Singhalese; also an outline of the Linnaean sexual system of botany in the English and Singhalese languages, for the use of the Singhalese / by Alexander Moon.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 830

Edition details

Publisher:
Wesleyan Mission Press
Place of publication:
Colombo
Publishing year:
1824
Edition:
Physical description:
1 v. (various paginations) ; 34 cm.
Series entry:
Language(s):
English, Sinhalese

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Second t.-p. in Sinhalese.
Second copy in grey archival folder.
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Transferred to Library, RBG Kew, from Natural Resources Institute (NRI) Library, Chatham, 2014. Bindings in poor condition (copy 2). Imperial Institute Library stamp (copy 2).
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Parallel texts in English, Sinhalese, and transliterated Sinhalese; indices in Latin, English, and transliterated Sinhalese.
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Subject:
Floras
Vernacular names
Sri Lanka
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Natural Resources Institute (Great Britain)
Imperial Institute (Great Britain)
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ocm14689851
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Author:
Moon, Alexander ( -1825).
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Main entry uniform title:
Uniform title:
Title:
A catalogue of the indigenous and exotic plants growing in Ceylon : distinguishing the several esculent vegetables, fruits, roots and grains; together with a sketch of the divisions of genera and species in use amongst the Singhalese.Also an outline of the Linnæan sexual system of botany; in the English and Singhalese languages. For the use of the Singhalese / By Alexander Moon, Superintendent of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Ceylon.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 830

Edition details

Publisher:
printed at the Wesleyan Mission Press
Place of publication:
Colombo
Publishing year:
1824
Edition:
Physical description:
Pp. [iv], 3, 77, 41, [4], 22, 6, [4] ; 32 cm.
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Language(s):
Multiple languages, English, Sinhalese

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There is a second title-page in Sinhalese characters.
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Certain portions of the book are printed in Sinhala characters, and others print a Sinhala text in Roman characters. The Introduction to botany is printed in triple column: English, Sinhalese printed in Sinhala characters, and Sinhalese printed in Roman characters.
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Subject:
Flora
Classification system: Linnaeus.
19th century.
Sri Lanka.
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Special Collections Room / Bay 26 shelf 3.
Bound in half brown calf, with paper over boards marbled in narrow-combed blue, yellow and red Spanish pattern; blind decorative borders at leather edges. Spine divided into panels by gilt triple fillets. Green morocco lettering-piece with gilt triple fillets and title: MOON'S / CEYLON / CATALOG. Red speckled edges.
Condition noted; 20070927. Front board detached, and rear board starting to detach. Leather eroded at corners.
Condition noted; 20160628. 19thC conservation project; catch-up sewing to some sections; consolidate corners with compensation pieces retaining original tooling; hinge on board, reback in calf, retaining original tooling
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