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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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University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Topics: Botany -- Great Britain, Wild flowers -- Great Britain Identification
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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: Botanical illustration, Botany, Medical, Materia medica, Vegetable, Medicinal plants, Pictorial...
Topics: Botanical illustration, Botany, Medical, Materia medica, Vegetable, Medicinal plants, Pictorial...
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
Topics: 1849, England, Ericaceae, Graphic media, Hand colored, Himalaya Mountains, Lithograph, Plants,...
Topics: 1707, Botany, Description and travel, Early works to 1800, England, Engravings, gmgpc, Jamaica,...
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 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
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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
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 Gould, John, 1804-1881
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statement of responsibility: By John Gould ...
Topics: Pictorial works, Birds
Copy 2 incomplete: contains only first three installments
Topics: Flowers -- Pictorial works, Plants, Ornamental -- Pictorial works, Plants, Ornamental -- England
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Topics: 1750, Botany, Colored, Engravings, gmgpc, Pre-Linnean works
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 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
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 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,...
Pritzel (2nd ed.)
Topic: Flowers -- Pictorial works
Topics: 19th century, Chromolithography, Floriculture, France, Icones, Plants, Ornamental, rbgenr
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
Includes index
Topics: G.S. Ellis & Son, Horses, Harnesses, Saddlery, Harness making and trade, Commercial catalogs
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
Topics: Himalaya Mountains, India, Jammu and Kashmir, Natural history, Plants
American Libraries
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Signatures atlas v.1: pi[superscript 2], 1[superscript 4] 2[superscript 6](-26); 109 leaves of plates. Signatures atlas v.2: pi[superscript 2], 1-2[superscript 4] 3[superscript 4](-34); 93 leaves of plates. Signatures atlas v.3: pi[superscript 2], 1-3[superscript 4] 4[superscript 2]; 81 leaves of plates
Topic: Natural history
botanicus
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Topics: Birds, Pictorial works, Pittidae
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
botanicus
by Candolle, Augustin Pyramus de,; Candolle, Augustin Pyramus de,; Redoute?, Pierre Joseph,; Rowley, Gordon D.
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Topics: Botany, Pictorial works, Succulent plants
The Field Museum of Natural History Library - Texts
by Keulemans, J. G. (John Gerrard), 1842-1912
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Illustrated title pages
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
botanicus
by Allais, Louis Jean,; Bessin, R.; Candolle, Augustin Pyramus de,; Chailli, Jacques,; Didot,; Laroche, Franc?ois de,; Raffeneau-Delile, Alire,; Redoute?, Pierre Joseph,; Redoute?, Pierre Joseph,
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Topic: Liliaceae
botanicus
by Allais, Louis Jean,; Bessin, R.; Candolle, Augustin Pyramus de,; Chailli, Jacques,; Didot,; Laroche, Franc?ois de,; Raffeneau-Delile, Alire,; Redoute?, Pierre Joseph,; Redoute?, Pierre Joseph,
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Topic: Liliaceae
New series also numbered v. 11-20
Topics: Flower gardening, Flowers, Flowers, Plants, Ornamental
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
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; 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
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
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Le Vaillant, François, 1753-1824; Tristram, H. B. (Henry Baker), 1822-1906, former owner. DSI; Shelley, G. E. (George Ernest), 1840-1910, former owner. DSI
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Imprint varies; t. 3: A Paris : Chez J.J. Fuchs ..., 10, 1802; t. 4: Paris : Delachaussée ..., 1805; t. 5: Paris : Delachaussée ..., 1806; t. 6: Paris : Delachaussée ..., 1808
Topic: Birds
Notes on the plants contributed by Casparus Commelin
Topics: Insects, Zoology, Botany, Insects
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
The Field Museum of Natural History Library - Texts
by Keulemans, J. G. (John Gerrard), 1842-1912
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Illustrated title pages
Topic: Birds
The Field Museum of Natural History Library - Texts
by Keulemans, J. G. (John Gerrard), 1842-1912
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Illustrated title pages
Topic: Birds
New series also numbered v. 11-20
Topics: Flower gardening, Flowers, Flowers, Plants, Ornamental
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Merian, Maria Sibylla, 1647-1717; Marret, Jean
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statement of responsibility: Maria Sibilla Merien ... ; hier is nog bygevoegt een naauwkeurige beschryving van de planten, in dit werk voorkomende ; en de uitlegging van agtien nieuwe plaaten, door dezelve Maria Sibilla Maerian geteekent ... ; in't Frans beschreeven door J. Marret ... en door een voornaam liefhebber in't Nederduits vertaalt
Topics: Insects, Insects, Insects, Botany
New series also numbered v. 11-20
Topics: Flower gardening, Flowers, Flowers, Plants, Ornamental
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
Topics: 19th century, Chromolithography, Floriculture, France, Icones, Plants, Ornamental, rbgenr
botanicus
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Topics: Botany, Orchidaceae, Pictorial works
botanicus
by Almeloveen, Theodoor Jansson ab,; Boom, Henrik & Dirk.; Casearius, Johannes,; Commelin, Johannes,; Dyck, Jan van.; Munniks, Johannes,; Poot, Abraham van,; Reede tot Drakestein, Hendrik van,; Someren, Joannes van.; Syen, Arnold,
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Topics: 1637?-1691, 1678, 17th century, Botany, Copper engraving, Graphic media:, History, India, Malabar...
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
California State Library
by P. J. Redoute
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Source: Sutro Library
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
botanicus
by Jacquin, Nikolaus Joseph,
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Topics: Botany, Early works to 1800, Pictorial works
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
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 Ventenat, É. P. (Étienne Pierre), 1757-1808; Redouté, Pierre Joseph, 1759-1840; Smith, John Donnell, 1829-1928, donor. DSI
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statement of responsibility: par E.P. Ventenat
Topic: Malmaison (Rueil-Malmaison, France)
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
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
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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Topics: Ferns, Pteridophyta
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 Kirby, Mary, 1817-1893; Kirby, Elizabeth, 1823-1873
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Topic: Hummingbirds
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
Natural History Museum Library, London
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From 1828-1835, see: Herbier de l'Amateur de Fleurs. For 1838, see: Nouvel Herbier de l'Amateur
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