The botanist's repository, for new and rare plants


The botanist's repository, for new and rare plants : containing coloured figures of such plants, as have not hitherto appeared in any similar publication ; with all their essential characters, botanically arranged, after the sexual system of the celebrated Linnaeus ; in English and Latin ; to each description is added, a short history of the plant, as to its time of flowering, culture, native place of growth, when introduced, and by whom

Title Variants

Alternative: Botanist's repository, comprising colour'd engravings of new and rare plants only


Andrews, Henry Charles, active 1799-1828

Bensley, Thomas, ca 1760-1835 , printer.
Haworth, Adrian Hardy, 1768-1833
Kennedy, John, 1759-1842
Jackson, George, 1790-1811




Published material

Publication info

London, Printed by T. Bensley, and published by the author, 1797-[1815]


Text of v. I-V "probably written by John Kennedy ..., v. VI by A. Haworth, v. VII-X by George Jackson" -- Cf. Stafleu.

Printed t.p. present in v. I only; engraved title pages lack imprint.

Originally issued in 137 monthly parts (Cf. ESTC).

Plates are unsigned but were drawn and engraved by the author--Cf. Cleveland collections, p. 598.

Plates are hand-colored.

Each v. with errata on verso of or at foot of index leaf except for v. I where errata on verso of preface.

Includes indexes; additional indexes for v. I-V bound at end of v. VI and for VI-X bound at end of v. X.

ESTC | T88189

Stafleu & Cowan. Taxonomic lit. (2nd ed.), | 135

Johnston, S.H. Cleveland collections, | 641


Botany , Flowers , Pictorial works , Plants, Cultivated

Call Number

SB407 .A56 1797




DOI: https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.51972
OCLC: 21397848
Soulsby: 760k


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