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Flora Londinensis containing a history of the plants indigenous to Great Britain, illustrated by figures of the natural size by Curtis, William

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Published by Printed for George Graves, by Richard and Arthur Taylor in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Botany -- Great Britain.,
  • Botany -- Pictorial works.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Vol. 1 of the 5 volume ed. published 1817-28.

StatementBy the late William Curtis.
ContributionsGraves, George, fl. 1777-1834., Hooker, William Jackson, Sir, 1785-1865.
The Physical Object
Pagination138 plates with descrip.tive letterp.ress ;
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20841812M

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Download BibTeX citations. @book{bhl, title = {Flora Londinensis, or, Plates and descriptions of such plants as grow wild in the environs of London: with their places of growth, and times of flowering, their several names according to Linnæus and other authors: with a particular description of each plant in Latin and English: to which are added, their several uses in medicine Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. An Abridgement of the Flora Londinensis with Reduced Plates. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller Flora Londinensis: or plates and descriptions of such plants as grow wild in the environs of London: By William Curtis, Volume 2 of 2 [Curtis, William] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Flora Londinensis: or plates and descriptions of such plants  › Books › Medical Books › History.   Adopt-a-Book An Initiative of the Friends of the University of Adelaide Library. Flora Londinensis: containing a history of the plants indigenous to Great Britain, illustrated by figures of the natural size. William Curtis () Sir William Jackson Hooker () /adopt_a_book/restoration_complete/flora_londinensis.

  William Curtis holding his famous book, Flora Londinensis (). A portrait attributed to Joseph Wright of Derby. William Curtis, a Quaker, was eager to share his horticultural knowledge with others; when a projected course of lectures at Chelsea did not materialize, he arranged one of his own, on botany and horticulture, in the new garden   Flora londinensis, or, Plates and descriptions of such plants as grow wild in the environs of London: with their places of growth, and times of flowering, their several names according to Linnaeus and other authors, with a particular description of each plant in Latin and English: to which are added, their several uses in medicine, agriculture, rural oeconomy and other arts   When his apprenticeship ended, he moved to Bermondsey in South London, where he made a living selling his designs to calico printers. It was here that he became acquainted with the botanist William Curtis, who was impressed by his draughtsmanship and employed him to produce some of the plates for his book Flora Londinensis (published – 78). William Kilburn was an illustrator for William Curtis" Flora Londinensis, as well as a leading designer and printer of calico. Background William Kilburn was the son of a Dublin architect and was an apprentice to a calico printer, but spent his spare time engraving and sketching. He moved to Bermondsey after his father"s death, and found living

Buy Flora Londinensis: or plates and descriptions of such plants as grow wild in the environs of London: By William Curtis, Volume 1 of 2 on FREE SHIPPING on qualified  › Books › Science & Math › Biological Sciences.   William Curtis Flora Londinensis The Flora Londinensis was the first major botanical work of William Curtis, published between Curtis originaly planned for the Flora Londinensis to document the flowering speices in the area close to London, but eventually the work evolved and expanded to encompass the flora of southern England.. Curtis designed the book in the larger folio   English: Flora Londinensis is a book published on the flora found in the London region during the mid eighteenth century. It was published by William Curtis in six large volumes. The descriptions of the plants were published with hand coloured plates by botanical artists such as James Sowerby, Sydenham Edwards and William :// Mar 4, - Explore panteekprints's board "Tiny Flora Londinensis Daisy, Viola, Orchid Botanical Engravings", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Flora, Botanical illustration and Woodland ://