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All records for Royal Horticultural Society Lindley Library (196 results)

Title Author Soulsby Publisher Year
A Linnaean keepsake : issued to commemorate the opening of the Strandell Collection of Linnaeana at the Hunt Botanical Library, Carnegie-Mellon University. Daniels, Gilbert S. Gray, J.M 3902 Hunt Botanical Library of the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Carnegie-Mellon University 1973 Digital version available
A botanical arrangement of British plants : including the uses of each species, in medicine, diet, rural oeconomy and the arts. With an easy introduction to the study of botany, &c. &c. Illustrated by copper plates / By William Withering, M.D. F.R.S. Member of the Royal Medical Society of Edinburgh, and Physician to the General Hospital at Birmingham. Withering, William (1741-1799). 675c Printed by M. Swinney 1787. Vol. 3: Printed by Swinney & Walker, 1792. Digital version available
A botanical arrangement of all the vegetables naturally growing in Great Britain : With descriptions of the genera and species, according to the system of the celebrated Linnaeus. Being an attempt to render them familiar to those who are unacquainted with the learned languages. Under each species are added, the most remarkable varieties, the natural places of growth, the duration, the time of flowering, the peculiarities of structure, the common English names; the names of Gerard, Parkinson, Ray and Bauhine. The uses as medicines, or as poisons; as food for men, for brutes, and for insects. With their applications in oeconomy and in the arts. With an easy introduction to the study of botany. Shewing the method of investigating plants, and directions how to dry and preserve specimens. The whole illustrated by copper plates and a copious glossary / By William Withering, M.D. In two volumes. Withering, William (1741-1799). 675b Printed for T. Cadel [et al.] 1776 Digital version available
A botanical dictionary : or elements of systematic and philosophical botany. : Containing descriptions of the parts of plants; an explanation of the scientific terms used by Morison, Ray, Tournefort, Linnaeus, and other eminent botanists; a brief analysis of the principal systems in botany; a critical enquiry into the merits and defects of the Linnaean method of arrangement, and distribution of the genera; descriptions of the various tribes, or natural families of plants, their habit and structure, virtues, sensible qualities, and oeconomical uses; an impartial examination of the doctrine of the sex of plants; with a discussion of several curious questions in the vegetable oeconomy, connected with gardening. The whole forming a complete system of botanical knowledge, calculated for the use of students in that science / by Colin Milne. Milne, Colin (1744?-1815). 32 William Griffin 1770 Digital version available
A botanical nomenclator : containing a systematical arrangement of the classes, orders, genera, and species of plants, as described in the new edition of Linnaeus's Systema Naturae, by Dr. Gmelin, of Gottingen. To which are added, alphabetical indexes of the Latin and English names of the plants, together with the names of the countries of which they are natives; also the number of British species / By William Forsyth, Junior. Forsyth, William (1772-1835). 134 T. Cadell [et al.] 1794 Digital version available
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. Moon, Alexander ( -1825). 830 printed at the Wesleyan Mission Press 1824 Digital version available
A catalogue of the works of Linnaeus (and publications more immediately relating thereto) preserved in the libraries of the British Museum (Bloomsbury) and the British Museum (Natural History) ( South Kensington) / [by Basil Harrington Soulsby]. Soulsby, Basil Harrington (1864-1933). 4066 British Museum (Natural History) 1933 Digital version available
A family herbal : or familiar account of the medical properties of British and foreign plants, also their uses in dying, and the various arts, arranged according to the Linnaean system, and illustrated by two hundred and fifty-eight engravings from plants drawn from nature by Henderson, and engraved by Bewick of Newcastle. Thornton, Robert John (1768?-1837). 793 R. and R. Crosby and Co. 1814 Digital version available
A generic and specific description of British plants, translated from the Genera et species plantarum of the celebrated Linnaeus. To which is prefixed an etymological dictionary explaining the classes, orders and principal genera. And a glossary is added to explain the technical terms. With notes and observations / by James Jenkinson. Linné, Carl von (1707-1778). 10 T. Caslon [et al.] 1775 Digital version available
A grammar of botany : containing an explanation of the system of Linnaeus, and the terms of botany, with botanical exercises. For the use of schools and students / By Robert John Thornton, M.D. Author of A new family herbal, &c. Thornton, Robert John (1768?-1837). 799 Printed for R. Phillips 1811 Digital version available
A grammar of botany : illustrative of artificial, as well as natural, classification, with an explanation of Jussieu's system / By Sir James Edward Smith, M.D. F.R.S. &c. &c. President of the Linnaean Society. Smith, James Edward (1759-1828). 818 Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown 1821 Digital version available
A new family herbal : or popular account of the nature and properties of the various plants used in medicine, diet, and the arts / By Robert John Thornton, M.D. Lecturer on Botany at Guy's Hospital, &c. &c. The plants drawn from nature, by Henderson, and engraved on wood, by Thomas Bewick. Thornton, Robert John (1768?-1837). 792 Richard Phillips 1810 Digital version available
A passion for systems : Linnaeus and the dream of order in nature / Text: Nils Uddenberg; conception and photography: Helene Schmitz; botanical information and picture captions: Pia Östensson; English translation: Rachelle Puryear and Håkan Lövgren. Uddenberg, Nils. 4032 Natur & Kultur (2007) Digital version available
A selection of the correspondence of Linnaeus, and other naturalists, from the original manuscripts / by Sir James Edward Smith. Linné, Carl von (1707-1778). Ellis, John (c.1705-1776).... 2471 Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown 1821 Digital version available
A short guide to Linné's Hammarby. Parker, Gerard (1891-1977) Wood, E.W 3057 Svenska Linné-Sällskapet 1923 Digital version available
A sketch of a tour on the continent, in the years 1786 and 1787 / by James Edward Smith, M.D. F.R.S. Member of the Royal Academies of Turin, Upsal, Stockholm, Lisbon, &c. &c. President of the Linnæan Society. In three volumes. Smith, James Edward (1759-1828). 2628a Printed for the author 1793 Digital version available
A supplement to Medical botany : or, part the second: containing plates with descriptions of most of the principal medicinal plants not included in the Materia Medica of the collegiate pharmacopoeias of London and Edinburgh: accompanied with a circumstantial detail of their medicinal effects, and of the diseases inwhich they have been successfully employed / By William Woodville, M.D. F.L.S. Physician to the Small Pox and Inoculation Hospitals. Woodville, William (1752-1805). 744 Printed for the author 1794 Digital version available
A system of vegetables, according to their classes[,] orders[,] genera[,] species with their characters and differences / Translated from the thirteenth edition (as published by Dr. Murray) of the Systema vegetabilium of the late Professor Linneus; and from the Supplementum plantarum of the present Professor Linneus. By a botanical society, at Lichfield. Linné, Carl von (1707-1778). 580a printed by John Jackson 1783 Digital version available
An arrangement of British plants, according to the latest improvements of the Linnæan System : with a easy introduction to the study of botany. Illustrated by copper plates / By William Withering, M.D. F.R.S. Member of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Lisbon; Fellow of the Linnean Society; Honorary Member of the Royal Medical Society at Edinburgh, &c. Withering, William (1741-1799). 4889 Printed for Cadell and Davies [et al.] 1818 Digital version available
An encyclopaedia of plants : comprising the description, specific character, culture, history, application in the arts, and every other desirable particular respecting all the plants indigenous, cultivated in, or introduced to Britain : combining all the advantages of a Linnean and Jussieuean species plantarum, an historia plantarum, a grammar of botany, and a dictionary of botany and vegetable culture / Edited by J. C. Loudon, F.L.S. H.S. &c. The specific characters by a eminent botanist; the drawings by J.D.C. Sowerby, F.L.S.; and the engravings by R. Branston. The whole in English; with the synonymes of the commoner plants in the different European and other languages; the scientific names accentuated, their etymologies explained; the classes, orders, and botanical terms illustrated by engravings; and with figures of nearly ten thousand species, exemplifying several individuals belonging to every genus included in the work. Loudon, John Claudius (1783-1843). 837a Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green 1829 Digital version available