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by Latham, John, 1740-1837; Latham, John, 1740-1837. General synopsis of birds; Latham, John, 1740-1837. Index to the General history of birds; Chanler, Robert Winthrop, 1872-1930, donor. DSI; Wright, J., binder. DSI; Bailer Bros. (Firm), binder. DSI; E. Weyhe (Firm), bookseller. DSI
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An enlarged and rearranged edition of the author's A general synopsis of birds
Topics: Birds, Birds
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
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Edwards, George,1694-1773; Edwards, George,1694-1773.Gleanings of natural history.French
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statement of responsibility: by George Edwards = Glanures de L'histoire Naturelle consistant en figures de quadrupédes, d'oiseaux, d'insectes, de plantes &c. ... / par George Edwards ; traduit de l'Anglois par Edmond Barker.
Topics: Early works to 1800, Natural history
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Latham, John, 1740-1837; Latham, John, 1740-1837. General synopsis of birds; Latham, John, 1740-1837. Index to the General history of birds; Chanler, Robert Winthrop, 1872-1930, donor. DSI; Wright, J., binder. DSI; Bailer Bros. (Firm), binder. DSI; E. Weyhe (Firm), bookseller. DSI
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An enlarged and rearranged edition of the author's A general synopsis of birds
Topics: Birds, Birds
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Latham, John, 1740-1837; Latham, John, 1740-1837. General synopsis of birds; Latham, John, 1740-1837. Index to the General history of birds; Chanler, Robert Winthrop, 1872-1930, donor. DSI; Wright, J., binder. DSI; Bailer Bros. (Firm), binder. DSI; E. Weyhe (Firm), bookseller. DSI
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An enlarged and rearranged edition of the author's A general synopsis of birds
Topics: Birds, Birds
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Latham, John, 1740-1837; Latham, John, 1740-1837. General synopsis of birds; Latham, John, 1740-1837. Index to the General history of birds; Chanler, Robert Winthrop, 1872-1930, donor. DSI; Wright, J., binder. DSI; Bailer Bros. (Firm), binder. DSI; E. Weyhe (Firm), bookseller. DSI
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An enlarged and rearranged edition of the author's A general synopsis of birds
Topics: Birds, Birds
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Gould, John, 1804-1881, author, illustrator, publisher
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[81] leaves, 34 unnumbered leaves of plates : 57 cm
Topics: Toucans, Birds in art, Toucans -- Pictorial works, Toucans -- Identification, Toucans --...
1798-1802
botanicus
by Curtis, William,1746-1799; Bentham-Moxon Trust; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew; Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust; Curtis's botanical magazine dedications, 1827-1927 : portraits and biographical notes
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The key to the abbreviations used in the text is located in the "Explanation of the Abridgements used in the Latin Index" found on page v of the "General Indexes to the Plants Contained in the First Forty-two Volumes of the Botanical Magazine ...". This index has the same call number and is shelved with the magazine in the rare book room
Topics: Botany, Periodicals, Pictorial works
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Latham, John, 1740-1837; Latham, John, 1740-1837. General synopsis of birds; Latham, John, 1740-1837. Index to the General history of birds; Chanler, Robert Winthrop, 1872-1930, donor. DSI; Wright, J., binder. DSI; Bailer Bros. (Firm), binder. DSI; E. Weyhe (Firm), bookseller. DSI
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An enlarged and rearranged edition of the author's A general synopsis of birds
Topics: Birds, Birds
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Latham, John, 1740-1837; Latham, John, 1740-1837. General synopsis of birds; Latham, John, 1740-1837. Index to the General history of birds; Chanler, Robert Winthrop, 1872-1930, donor. DSI; Wright, J., binder. DSI; Bailer Bros. (Firm), binder. DSI; E. Weyhe (Firm), bookseller. DSI
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An enlarged and rearranged edition of the author's A general synopsis of birds
Topics: Birds, Birds
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
botanicus
by Curtis, William,1746-1799; Bentham-Moxon Trust; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew; Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust; Curtis's botanical magazine dedications, 1827-1927 : portraits and biographical notes
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The key to the abbreviations used in the text is located in the "Explanation of the Abridgements used in the Latin Index" found on page v of the "General Indexes to the Plants Contained in the First Forty-two Volumes of the Botanical Magazine ...". This index has the same call number and is shelved with the magazine in the rare book room
Topics: Botany, Periodicals, Pictorial works
Natural History Museum Library, London
by Shaw, George, 1751-1813; Nodder, Frederick Polydore, fl. 1767-1800
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This work was succeeded by "The Zoological Miscellany" of Leach and Nodder, 1814-1817
Cornell University Library
by Dresser, H. E. (Henry Eeles), 1838-1915; Beddard, Frank E. (Frank Evers), 1858-1925; Keulemans, J. G. (John Gerrard), 1842-1912
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xix, [1], 111 p. 38 cm
Topic: Coraciiformes
1798-1802
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
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Cooper, Charles Samuel; Westell, W. Percival (William Percival), 1874-1937
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Topics: Botany -- Great Britain, Shrubs -- Great Britain, Trees -- Great Britain
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Edwards, George,1694-1773; Edwards, George,1694-1773.Gleanings of natural history.French
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statement of responsibility: by George Edwards = Glanures de L'histoire Naturelle consistant en figures de quadrupédes, d'oiseaux, d'insectes, de plantes &c. ... / par George Edwards ; traduit de l'Anglois par Edmond Barker.
Topics: Early works to 1800, Natural history
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 Shaw, George, 1751-1813; Leach, William Elford, 1790-1836. Zoological miscellany; Nodder, Frederick Polydore, ill; Nodder, R. P. (Richard P.), fl. 1790-1820, ill; Nodder, Elizabeth, publisher; McMillan, Buchanan, fl. 1801-1834, printer; Chanler, Robert Winthrop, 1872-1930, donor. DSI; Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration. Library, former owner. DSI
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statement of responsibility: drawn and described immediately from nature
Topics: Pictorial works, Animals
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Latham, John, 1740-1837; Dwight, Jonathan, 1858-1929, former owner. DSI; Tucker, Marcia Brady, former owner. DSI
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Vols. 2 and 3 have imprint: London, Printed for Leigh & Sotheby
Topic: Birds
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
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Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology
by Lilford, Thomas Littleton Powys, Baron, 1833-1896; Keulemans, J. G. (John Gerrard), 1842-1912; Salvin, Osbert, 1835-1898; Newton, Alfred, 1829-1907; Thorburn, Archibald, 1860-1935
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Completed by Osbert Savin, cf. "note", v.1. signed O.S
Topics: Birds, Birds
Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology
by Lilford, Thomas Littleton Powys, Baron, 1833-1896; Keulemans, J. G. (John Gerrard), 1842-1912; Salvin, Osbert, 1835-1898; Newton, Alfred, 1829-1907; Thorburn, Archibald, 1860-1935
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Completed by Osbert Savin, cf. "note", v.1. signed O.S
Topics: Birds, Birds
Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology
by Lilford, Thomas Littleton Powys, Baron, 1833-1896; Keulemans, J. G. (John Gerrard), 1842-1912; Salvin, Osbert, 1835-1898; Newton, Alfred, 1829-1907; Thorburn, Archibald, 1860-1935
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Completed by Osbert Savin, cf. "note", v.1. signed O.S
Topics: Birds, Birds
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Shaw, George,1751-1813; Nodder, Elizabeth; Nodder, Richard P; Nodder, Frederick Polydore,-1800
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Continued by W. E. Leach and R. P. Nodder, as the Zoological miscellany, 1814-17.
Topic: Zoology
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Edwards, George,1694-1773; Edwards, George,1694-1773.Gleanings of natural history.French
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statement of responsibility: by George Edwards = Glanures de L'histoire Naturelle consistant en figures de quadrupédes, d'oiseaux, d'insectes, de plantes &c. ... / par George Edwards ; traduit de l'Anglois par Edmond Barker.
Topics: Early works to 1800, Natural history
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Shaw, George, 1751-1813; Leach, William Elford, 1790-1836. Zoological miscellany; Nodder, Frederick Polydore, ill; Nodder, R. P. (Richard P.), fl. 1790-1820, ill; Nodder, Elizabeth, publisher; McMillan, Buchanan, fl. 1801-1834, printer; Chanler, Robert Winthrop, 1872-1930, donor. DSI; Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration. Library, former owner. DSI
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statement of responsibility: drawn and described immediately from nature
Topics: Pictorial works, Animals
The plates handcolored and engraved by Joseph Swan
Topics: Botany, Plants, Exotic plants, Plants, Cultivated, Plantkunde, Plaatwerken
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Kirby, Mary, 1817-1893; Kirby, Elizabeth, 1823-1873
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extracted picklist
Topic: Hummingbirds
Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology
by Sharpe, Richard Bowdler, 1847-1909
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"Literature" : p. [xlix]-lxxi
Topic: Kingfishers
Cornell University Library
by Pratt, Anne, 1806-1893; Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (Great Britain); Pratt, Anne, 1806-1893. Flowering plants and ferns of Great Britain; Pratt, Anne, 1806-1893. Flowering plants, grasses, sedges and ferns of Great Britain
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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: Ferns, Pteridophyta
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 Latham, John, 1740-1837; Dwight, Jonathan, 1858-1929, former owner. DSI; Tucker, Marcia Brady, former owner. DSI
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Vols. 2 and 3 have imprint: London, Printed for Leigh & Sotheby
Topic: Birds
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Latham, John, 1740-1837; Dwight, Jonathan, 1858-1929, former owner. DSI; Tucker, Marcia Brady, former owner. DSI
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Vols. 2 and 3 have imprint: London, Printed for Leigh & Sotheby
Topic: Birds
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Greene, W. T. (William Thomas); Dutton, F. G. (Frederick George); Fawcett, Benjamin, 1808-1893, engraver; Lydon, A. F. (Alexander Francis), ill; William Wesley & Son, bookseller. DSI; National Zoological Park (U.S.), former owner. DSI
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statement of responsibility: by W.T. Greene ; with notes on several species by the Hon. and Rev. F.G. Dutton
Topic: Parrots
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Pratt, Anne, 1806-1893; Harrod, Douglas C, former owner; Mitchiner, Philip H. (Philip Henry), 1888-1952 former owner; St. Thomas's Hospital. Medical School Library former owner; King's College London
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King’s College London
Topics: Angiosperms, Botany, Plants, Grasses, Ferns
"John James Audubon edition, limited to two thousand and fifty sets."
Topic: Natural history
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Sharpe, Richard Bowdler, 1847-1909; Wyatt, Claude W. (Claude Wilmott), 1842-1900; Mintern Bros., printer of plates
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Issued in 20 parts (including some double or treble numbers) between Sept. 1885 and Oct. 1894
Topic: Swallows
Topics: 19th century, Chromolithography, Floriculture, France, Icones, Plants, Ornamental, rbgenr
The New York Botanical Garden
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Sitwell & Blunt p.157
Topics: Flower gardening, Flowers, Flowers, Plants, Ornamental
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Meyer, H. L. (Henry Leonard), d. 1864; Meyer, H. L. (Henry Leonard), d. 1864. Illustrations of British birds; Rutter, Daniel, former owner. DSI; Rolle, Mark, former owner. DSI; S. & J. Bentley, Wilson & Fley, printer; S. & J. Bentley and Henry Fley, printer
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First octavo ed.; based upon Meyer's Illustrations of British birds, published in 9 folio volumes between 1835 and 1850
Topics: Birds, Birds, Birds, Taxidermists, Birds
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Greene, W. T. (William Thomas); Dutton, F. G. (Frederick George); Fawcett, Benjamin, 1808-1893, engraver; Lydon, A. F. (Alexander Francis), ill; William Wesley & Son, bookseller. DSI; National Zoological Park (U.S.), former owner. DSI
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statement of responsibility: by W.T. Greene ; with notes on several species by the Hon. and Rev. F.G. Dutton
Topic: Parrots
New series also numbered v. 11-20
Topics: Flower gardening, Flowers, Flowers, Plants, Ornamental
statement of responsibility: by George Edwards.
Topics: Early works to 1800, Birds, Zoology, Ornithology
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Shaw, George, 1751-1813; Ryley, Charles Reuben, 1752?-1798, ill; Reinagle, Philip, 1749-1833, ill; Stone, Sarah, ca. 1760-1844, ill; Skelton, William, 1763-1848, engraver; Edwards, Sydenham, 1769?-1819, engraver
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Signatures: [A](-[A]6) B-GH²I-UX-Y²Z-2K, ²[A]B-G
Topics: Lever, Ashton, Sir, 1729-1788, Leverian Museum (London, England), Zoology, Natural history museums,...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Dombrain, Henry Honywood, 1818-1905, editor; Burbidge, F. W. (Frederick William), 1847-1905, editor; Dean, Richard, editor; Fitch, J. N. (John Nugent), 1843-1927, illustrator; Fitch, W. H. (Walter Hood), 1817-1892, illustrator; Smith, Worthington George, 1835-1917, illustrator; Vick, James, 1818-1882, former owner. DSI; Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, printer of plates; Gilbert & Rivington, printer; Taylor & Co. (London, England), printer
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New series has subtitle: Figures & descriptions of the choicest new flowers for the garden, stove or conservatory
Topics: Flower gardening, Flowers
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Albin, Eleazar, fl. 1713-1759; Derham, W. (William), 1657-1735; Dwight, Jonathan, 1858-1929, former owner. DSI; Tucker, Marcia Brady, former owner. DSI
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First edition
Topics: Birds, Birds
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Greene, W. T. (William Thomas); Dutton, F. G. (Frederick George); Fawcett, Benjamin, 1808-1893, engraver; Lydon, A. F. (Alexander Francis), ill; William Wesley & Son, bookseller. DSI; National Zoological Park (U.S.), former owner. DSI
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statement of responsibility: by W.T. Greene ; with notes on several species by the Hon. and Rev. F.G. Dutton
Topic: Parrots
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Latham, John, 1740-1837; Latham, John, 1740-1837. General synopsis of birds; Dwight, Jonathan, 1858-1929, former owner. DSI; Philips, Edmund, former owner. DSI; Tucker, Marcia Brady, former owner. DSI; Padley, C., former owner. DSI
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A second supplement was issued in 1801
Topic: Birds
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Dombrain, Henry Honywood, 1818-1905, editor; Burbidge, F. W. (Frederick William), 1847-1905, editor; Dean, Richard, editor; Fitch, J. N. (John Nugent), 1843-1927, illustrator; Fitch, W. H. (Walter Hood), 1817-1892, illustrator; Smith, Worthington George, 1835-1917, illustrator; Vick, James, 1818-1882, former owner. DSI; Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, printer of plates; Gilbert & Rivington, printer; Taylor & Co. (London, England), printer
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New series has subtitle: Figures & descriptions of the choicest new flowers for the garden, stove or conservatory
Topics: Flower gardening, Flowers
New series also numbered v. 11-20
Topics: Flower gardening, Flowers, Flowers, Plants, Ornamental
New series also numbered v. 11-20
Topics: Flower gardening, Flowers, Flowers, Plants, Ornamental
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Shaw, George,1751-1813; Nodder, Elizabeth; Nodder, Richard P; Nodder, Frederick Polydore,-1800
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Continued by W. E. Leach and R. P. Nodder, as the Zoological miscellany, 1814-17.
Topic: Zoology
Topics: Botany, Botany
statement of responsibility: by George Edwards.
Topics: Early works to 1800, Birds, Zoology, Ornithology
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Shaw, George, 1751-1813; Leach, William Elford, 1790-1836. Zoological miscellany; Nodder, Frederick Polydore, ill; Nodder, R. P. (Richard P.), fl. 1790-1820, ill; Nodder, Elizabeth, publisher; McMillan, Buchanan, fl. 1801-1834, printer; Chanler, Robert Winthrop, 1872-1930, donor. DSI; Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration. Library, former owner. DSI
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statement of responsibility: drawn and described immediately from nature
Topics: Pictorial works, Animals
California State Library
by P. J. Redoute
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Source: Sutro Library
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
Includes index
Topics: G.S. Ellis & Son, Horses, Harnesses, Saddlery, Harness making and trade, Commercial catalogs
Copy 2 incomplete: contains only first three installments
Topics: Flowers -- Pictorial works, Plants, Ornamental -- Pictorial works, Plants, Ornamental -- England
Topics: Himalaya Mountains, India, Jammu and Kashmir, Natural history, Plants
Topics: 1707, Botany, Description and travel, Early works to 1800, England, Engravings, gmgpc, Jamaica,...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Albin, Eleazar, fl. 1713-1759; Derham, W. (William), 1657-1735; Dwight, Jonathan, 1858-1929, former owner. DSI; Tucker, Marcia Brady, former owner. DSI
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First edition
Topics: Birds, Birds
New series also numbered v. 11-20
Topics: Flower gardening, Flowers, Flowers, Plants, Ornamental
Topics: 19th century, Chromolithography, Floriculture, France, Icones, Plants, Ornamental, rbgenr
Topics: 1849, England, Ericaceae, Graphic media, Hand colored, Himalaya Mountains, Lithograph, Plants,...
Pritzel (2nd ed.)
Topic: Flowers -- Pictorial works
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Topics: Botany -- Great Britain, Wild flowers -- Great Britain Identification
Topics: Himalaya Mountains, Plants
Community Texts
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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