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The illustrated botany : comprising the most valuable native and exotic plants, with their history, medicinal properties, etc. : to which is added an introduction on physiology, and a view of the natural and Linnæan systems /

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Book

Publication info

New York :J.K. Wellman,1846-1847.

Subjects

Botany , Color , Colored , Lithographs , Pictorial works

DOI

http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.60220

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Title

The illustrated botany : comprising the most valuable native and exotic plants, with their history, medicinal properties, etc. : to which is added an introduction on physiology, and a view of the natural and Linnæan systems /

By


Ackerman, James, 1815-or 1
Comstock, J. L. (John Lee), 1789-1858
Newman, John B.
Whitefield, Edwin, 1816-1892

Genre

Book

Publication info

New York :J.K. Wellman,1846-1847.

Notes:

Vol. 2 has subtitle: Introduction to the natural system, a treatise on vegetable physiology, and on the botany of fossils, together with descriptions of numerous species of plants.

"This work will be published monthly, with four or six flowers, handsomely painted, in each number. Price, three dollars a year, or two copies sent to one address for five dollars."--Back cover of par

Vol. 2 edited by J.L. Comstock.

Vol. 1 title page found with and without the volume number; some copies of vol. 2 title page have "Vol. 1" and imprint of B.H. Culver.

Illustrations consist of lithographs, all but 2 predominantly or wholly hand-colored.

"Bibliographically [The illustrated botany] is maddeningly complex ... An examination of three of the half dozen known copies only reveals that none of them resemble the others. In one copy all the gr

"The illustrated botany of 1846 and 1847 has chromo plates by Ackerman, who probably did not do the hand-colored plates."--McGrath, p. 93.

Some plates have artist's signature "E. Whitefield".

Nissen 391 (under Comstock) describes the issue of vol. 2 with the "vol. I" title page, noting the lithographer's signature of J. Ackerman.

Includes index.

For this work as issued in parts, see serial records in American Antiquarian Society catalog.

Subjects

Botany , Color , Colored , Lithographs , Pictorial works

Call Number

QK81 .N52

Language

English

Identifiers:

LCCN: 03003367
OCLC: 8795595

DOI

http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.60220

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