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Wakefield, Priscilla (1751-1832).
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Uniform title:
An introduction to botany : in a series of familiar letters with illustrative engravings / By Priscilla Wakefield.
Varying title form:
Pleasures of botanical pursuits
Soulsby no.:
Post-Soulsby no. 4888

Edition details

Printed for Darton, Harvey, and Co. [etc.]
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The ninth edition, to which is added, The pleasures of botanical pursuits. A poem. By Sarah Hoare.
Physical description:
Pp. xii, 187, 8 leaves of plates : table ; 18.1 cm.
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General notes:
Complete imprint statement: Printed for Harvey and Darton; J. Harris and Son; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Co.; Sherwood and Jones; Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy; and Simpkin and Marshall.
Contents notes:
Signature, in ink, on front free endpaper: M J Brown Glendewar Manse 3rd Octr. 1829. Pencilled above this is the name M. McIntyre. Marginal scoring in pencil on p. 6.
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18th century.
19th century.
Classification system: Linnaeus.
Additional author(s):
Hoare, Sarah
Additional corporate author(s):
Harvey and Darton (London, England)
Harvey, Darton, and Co. (London, England)
J. Harris and Son (London, England)
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Co. (London, England)
Sherwood and Jones (London, England)
Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy (London, England)
Simpkin and Marshall (London, England)
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Wisley copy: shelved in WISRARE 12° sequence, shelf 1B-1.
Priscilla Wakefield (née Bell) is identified on the title page as author of Mental Improvement, Leisure Hours &c.
Bound in full tan sheep. Spine divided into panels by gilt single fillets. Red morocco lettering-piece with gilt decorative borders and title: WAKEFIELD / BOTANY. Varnished edges.
Condition noted; 20071031. Front board detached, rear hinge weakening.
Condition noted; 2016. Lower headpiece dangling, almost detached. Fair.
BE, 31.10.2007.dah/3.03.21