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The Voynich Manuscript is a document that is notable for its strange text, that to date hasn't been decyphered. Theories range from a secret language or code to an old sort of joke or hoax.
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Topics: voynich, manuscript
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Topics: Botany -- Great Britain, Wild flowers -- Great Britain Identification
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Snodgrass, R. E. (Robert E.), 1875-1962
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Insects, their way and means of living. Copy 1 (STRI) 7718. 362 p. illus.
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Topic: Insects
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Topics: Botanical illustration, Botany, Medical, Materia medica, Vegetable, Medicinal plants, Pictorial...
Topics: Himalaya Mountains, Plants
Topics: Botany, Botany
Topics: Botanical illustration, Botany, Medical, Materia medica, Vegetable, Medicinal plants, Pictorial...
botanicus
by Redouté, Pierre Joseph, 1759-1840.; Chapuis, Jean Baptiste.; Ernest Panckoucke.; Langois, Dr.; Bessin, R.; Victor, fl. ca. 1820-1850.
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Topics: 1833, Botany, France, Icones, Pictorial works
statement of responsibility: Door Maria Sibylla Merian
Topics: Insects, Botany, Insects
Topics: 1707, Botany, Description and travel, Early works to 1800, England, Engravings, gmgpc, Jamaica,...
Topics: Botanical illustration, Botany, Medical, Materia medica, Vegetable, Medicinal plants, Pictorial...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Standley, Paul Carpenter, 1884-1963; Record, Samuel J. (Samuel James), 1881-1945
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Topics: Forests and forestry -- Belize, Timber -- Belize, Botany -- Belize
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Beebe, William, 1877-1962; Grönvold, Henrik, 1858-1940, ill; Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953, ill; Lodge, George Edward, ill; Thorburn, Archibald, 1860-1935, ill; Herster, H. D., former owner. DSI; New York Zoological Society; Stanford's Geographical Estabt., engraver
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statement of responsibility: by William Beebe ... ; in four volumes
Topic: Pheasants
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Zoological Society of London
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Title varies slightly
Topic: Zoology
Natural History Museum Library, London
by British Museum (Natural History)
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Vol.1 (1953) - 19 (1991)
Topics: Botanical illustration, Botany, Medical, Materia medica, Vegetable, Medicinal plants, Pictorial...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by British Ornithologists' Club
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Vol. 16-39, 1906-1919, in 1 v
Topic: Birds
Topics: Botany, Botany
Subtitle varies
Topics: Horticulture, Botany
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Naumann, Johann Andreas, 1747-1826; Naumann, Johann Andreas, 1747-1826. Naturgeschichte der Vögel Deutschlands; Naumann, Johann Friedrich, 1780-1857; Hennicke, Carl Richard, 1865-
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statement of responsibility: Neu bearb. von G. Berg [et al.] Hrsg. von Carl R. Hennicke
Topic: Birds
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Sicard, Guillaume, 1829-1886
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Bibliography: p. [251]-253
botanicus
by Curtis, Charles M.; Drake, S. A.; Gorachaud.; Treuttel and Wu?rtz.; Vishnupersaud.; Wallich, N.
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Topics: 1830, Botany, England, Graphic media :, Hand colored, India, Lithograph
Topics: 1849, England, Ericaceae, Graphic media, Hand colored, Himalaya Mountains, Lithograph, Plants,...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Lockyer, Norman, Sir, 1836-1920. edt
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"International weekly journal of science"--Cover
Topics: Science, Science, Sciences, Biologie, Physique, Natuurwetenschappen, CIENCIA, NATURAL HISTORY,...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Fawcett, William, 1851-; British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Botany; Rendle, A. B. (Alfred Barton), 1865-1938
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Topic: Plants -- Jamaica
Topics: 1707, Botany, Description and travel, Early works to 1800, England, Engravings, gmgpc, Jamaica,...
Cornell University Library
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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Flowers in literature, Flower language
American Libraries
by Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, ed; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
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"The most progressive voice of black America."
Topic: African Americans
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Dresser, H. E. (Henry Eeles), 1838-1915; Dresser, H. E. (Henry Eeles), 1838-1915. Supplement to A history of the birds of Europe; Sharpe, Richard Bowdler, 1847-1909; Keulemans, J. G. (John Gerrard), 1842-1912, ill; Wolf, Joseph, 1820-1899, ill; Neale, Edward, ill; Thorburn, Archibald, 1860-1935, ill; Ridgway, Robert, 1850-1929, former owner. DSI; Seebohm, Henry, 1832-1895, former owner. DSI; Library of Congress, former owner. DSI
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Issued in parts; pts. 1-13 prepared in collaboration with R.B. Sharpe
Topics: Birds, Birds
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Beebe, William, 1877-1962; Grönvold, Henrik, 1858-1940, ill; Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953, ill; Lodge, George Edward, ill; Thorburn, Archibald, 1860-1935, ill; Herster, H. D., former owner. DSI; New York Zoological Society; Stanford's Geographical Estabt., engraver
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statement of responsibility: by William Beebe ... ; in four volumes
Topic: Pheasants
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Descourtilz, M. E. (Michel Etienne), b. 1775; Descourtilz, M. E. (Michel Etienne), b. 1775
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Pritzel (2nd ed.)
Topic: Plants -- West Indies
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Wallace, Alfred Russel, 1823-1913
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I. The climate and physical aspects of the equatorial zone.--II. Equatorial vegetation.--III. Animal life in the tropical forests.--IV. Humming-birds: as illustrating the luxuriance of tropical nature.--V. The colours of animals and sexual selection.--VI. The colours of plants and the origin of the colour-sense.--VII. By-paths in the domain of biology.--VIII. The distribution of animals as indicating geographical changes
Topics: Natural history, Natural selection, Botany -- 19th Century, Evolution -- 19th Century, Zoology --...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Beebe, William, 1877-1962; Grönvold, Henrik, 1858-1940, ill; Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953, ill; Lodge, George Edward, ill; Thorburn, Archibald, 1860-1935, ill; Herster, H. D., former owner. DSI; New York Zoological Society; Stanford's Geographical Estabt., engraver
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statement of responsibility: by William Beebe ... ; in four volumes
Topic: Pheasants
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Naumann, Johann Andreas, 1747-1826; Naumann, Johann Andreas, 1747-1826. Naturgeschichte der Vögel Deutschlands; Naumann, Johann Friedrich, 1780-1857; Hennicke, Carl Richard, 1865-
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statement of responsibility: Neu bearb. von G. Berg [et al.] Hrsg. von Carl R. Hennicke
Topic: Birds
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Salmon, Julien; Perrier, Edmond, 1844-1921
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Topic: Birds
botanicus
by Curtis, Charles M.; Drake, S. A.; Gorachaud.; Treuttel and Wu?rtz.; Vishnupersaud.; Wallich, N.
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Topics: 1830, Botany, England, Graphic media :, Hand colored, India, Lithograph
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Topic: Botany, Economic -- Jamaica
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Baker, E. C. Stuart (Edward Charles Stuart), 1864-1944
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"Reprinted from the Bombay Natural History Society's Journal, with corrections & additions."
Topics: Birds, Game and game-birds
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Temminck, C. J. (Coenraad Jacob), 1778-1858; Laugier de Chartrouse, Guillaume Michel Jerôme Meiffren, Baron, 1772-1843; Huet, Nicholas; Prêtre, J. G. (Jean Gabriel), b. 1769; Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de, 1707-1788. Histoire naturelle des oiseaux; Library of Congress, former owner. DSI
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statement of responsibility: publié par C.J. Temminck et le baron Meiffren Laugier de Chartrouse ; d'après les dessins de MM. Huet et Prêtre
Topic: Birds
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Descourtilz, M. E. (Michel Etienne), b. 1775; Descourtilz, M. E. (Michel Etienne), b. 1775
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Pritzel (2nd ed.)
Topic: Plants -- West Indies
Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology
by Blakston, W. A; Swaysland, W; Wiener, August F
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Cover and spine title: The book of canaries and cage birds
Topics: Canaries, Cage birds
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Jamaica. Dept. of Agriculture; Fawcett, William, 1851-; Cousins, H. H. (Herbert Henry), b. 1869
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A supplement was issued September 1907
Topics: Jamaica. Dept. of Agriculture, Agriculture -- Jamaica
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Lockyer, Norman, Sir, 1836-1920. edt
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"International weekly journal of science"--Cover
Topics: Science, Science, Sciences, Biologie, Physique, Natuurwetenschappen, CIENCIA, NATURAL HISTORY,...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Title varies slightly
Topic: Zoology
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Beebe, William, 1877-1962; Grönvold, Henrik, 1858-1940, ill; Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953, ill; Lodge, George Edward, ill; Thorburn, Archibald, 1860-1935, ill; Herster, H. D., former owner. DSI; New York Zoological Society; Stanford's Geographical Estabt., engraver
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statement of responsibility: by William Beebe ... ; in four volumes
Topic: Pheasants
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Gould, John, 1804-1881
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statement of responsibility: By John Gould ...
Topics: Pictorial works, Birds
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Naumann, Johann Andreas, 1747-1826; Naumann, Johann Andreas, 1747-1826. Naturgeschichte der Vögel Deutschlands; Naumann, Johann Friedrich, 1780-1857; Hennicke, Carl Richard, 1865-
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statement of responsibility: Neu bearb. von G. Berg [et al.] Hrsg. von Carl R. Hennicke
Topic: Birds
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
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Vols. 229-246 called Friday [edition]
Topic: Science
botanicus
by Bentham-Moxon Trust.; Curtis, William,; Curtis's botanical magazine dedications, 1827-1927 : portraits and biographical notes.; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.; Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust.
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Topics: Botany, Periodicals, Pictorial works
Copy 2 incomplete: contains only first three installments
Topics: Flowers -- Pictorial works, Plants, Ornamental -- Pictorial works, Plants, Ornamental -- England
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Edwards, Sydenham, 1769?-1819; Lindley, John, 1799-1865
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Pritzel (2nd ed.)
Topics: Plants, Ornamental -- Great Britain, Plants, Ornamental -- Great Britain, Plant introduction --...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Universidad de La Habana. Facultad de Letras y Ciencias
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Index issued by Sociedad Económica de Amigos del País as its Ediciones de su Biblioteca Pública, 9
Topic: Science
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Descourtilz, M. E. (Michel Etienne), b. 1775; Descourtilz, M. E. (Michel Etienne), b. 1775
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Pritzel (2nd ed.)
Topic: Plants -- West Indies
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Naumann, Johann Andreas, 1747-1826; Naumann, Johann Andreas, 1747-1826. Naturgeschichte der Vögel Deutschlands; Naumann, Johann Friedrich, 1780-1857; Hennicke, Carl Richard, 1865-
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statement of responsibility: Neu bearb. von G. Berg [et al.] Hrsg. von Carl R. Hennicke
Topic: Birds
Natural History Museum Library, London
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For dates of publication see PZS, ser.A, 107: 71-84, 1937. Also J.Soc.Biblphy.nat.Hist. 6: 293-294, 1973. For dates of delivery of the sheets of PZS from 1830 to 1859 see 1893, p436-440
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
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"Publications of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia": v. 53, 1901, p. 788-794
Topic: Natural history
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Jamaica. Dept. of Agriculture; Fawcett, William, 1851-; Cousins, H. H. (Herbert Henry), b. 1869
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A supplement was issued September 1907
Topics: Jamaica. Dept. of Agriculture, Agriculture -- Jamaica
Topics: 1750, Botany, Colored, Engravings, gmgpc, Pre-Linnean works
botanicus
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Topics: Botanical illustration, Decoration and ornament, Drawing, Drawing books, Early works to 1800,...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Palmstruch, J. W. (Johan Wilhelm), 1770-1811; Venus, C. W. (Carl Wilhelm), 1770-1851; Quensel, Conrad, 1767-1806; Swartz, Olof, 1760-1818; Billberg, Gustav Johan, 1772-1844; Wahlenberg, Göran, 1780-1851; Kungl. Svenska vetenskapsakademien
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Pritzel (2nd ed.)
Topics: Plants, Plants
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Palmstruch, J. W. (Johan Wilhelm), 1770-1811; Venus, C. W. (Carl Wilhelm), 1770-1851; Quensel, Conrad, 1767-1806; Swartz, Olof, 1760-1818; Billberg, Gustav Johan, 1772-1844; Wahlenberg, Göran, 1780-1851; Kungl. Svenska vetenskapsakademien
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Pritzel (2nd ed.)
Topics: Plants, Plants
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Palmstruch, J. W. (Johan Wilhelm), 1770-1811; Venus, C. W. (Carl Wilhelm), 1770-1851; Quensel, Conrad, 1767-1806; Swartz, Olof, 1760-1818; Billberg, Gustav Johan, 1772-1844; Wahlenberg, Göran, 1780-1851; Kungl. Svenska vetenskapsakademien
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Pritzel (2nd ed.)
Topics: Plants, Plants
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Baker, E. C. Stuart (Edward Charles Stuart), 1864-1944
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"Reprinted from the Bombay Natural History Society's Journal, with corrections & additions."
Topics: Birds, Game and game-birds
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Shelley, G. E. (George Ernest), 1840-1910; Keulemans, J. G. (John Gerrard), 1842-1912, ill; Keulemans, J. G. (John Gerrard), 1842-1912, lithographer
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Published in XII parts from July 28, 1876 to February, 1880. The original working title, used in parts I-X, was A monograph of the Cinnyridae, or family of sun-birds. In parts XI-XII the title was changed to its final form: A monograph of the Nectariniidae, or family of sun-birds
Topics: Sunbirds, Sunbirds
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Palmstruch, J. W. (Johan Wilhelm), 1770-1811; Venus, C. W. (Carl Wilhelm), 1770-1851; Quensel, Conrad, 1767-1806; Swartz, Olof, 1760-1818; Billberg, Gustav Johan, 1772-1844; Wahlenberg, Göran, 1780-1851; Kungl. Svenska vetenskapsakademien
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Pritzel (2nd ed.)
Topics: Plants, Plants
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by Edwards, Sydenham,; Ridgway, James
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Topics: 1815, 19th century, Botany, Copper engravings, England, Graphic media :, Great Britain,...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Descourtilz, M. E. (Michel Etienne), b. 1775; Descourtilz, M. E. (Michel Etienne), b. 1775
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Pritzel (2nd ed.)
Topic: Plants -- West Indies
Natural History Museum Library, London
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For dates of publication see PZS, ser.A, 107: 71-84, 1937. Also J.Soc.Biblphy.nat.Hist. 6: 293-294, 1973. For dates of delivery of the sheets of PZS from 1830 to 1859 see 1893, p436-440
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Zoological Society of London
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Title varies slightly
Topic: Zoology
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Naumann, Johann Andreas, 1747-1826; Naumann, Johann Andreas, 1747-1826. Naturgeschichte der Vögel Deutschlands; Naumann, Johann Friedrich, 1780-1857; Hennicke, Carl Richard, 1865-
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statement of responsibility: Neu bearb. von G. Berg [et al.] Hrsg. von Carl R. Hennicke
Topic: Birds