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
Botanist's repository, comprising colour'd engravings of new and rare plants only
Andrews, Henry Charles, active 1799-1828
Bensley, Thomas, ca 1760-1835
Haworth, Adrian Hardy, 1768-1833
Kennedy, John, 1759-1842
Jackson, George, 1790-1811
London :Printed by T. Bensley, and published by the author ... :1797-
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
SB407 .A56 1797
Find in a local library