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Flora Londinensis...

Curtis, William

Flora Londinensis...

by Curtis, William

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Published by Readex Microprint in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microprint copy of the London edition of 1777 in 2 vols.

SeriesLandmarks of Science
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination24 microop.aques
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13784818M

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In , the Botanical Magazine was born, which Curtis called his "pudding" as it earned him sustenance, rather than the unremunerative praise of the "Flora Londinensis". The success of the Botanical Magazine enabled Curtis to complete his passion, Flora Londinensis. The book was published over a period of 22 years, - Seller Rating: % positive. One of the books on display is the “Flora Londinensis,” an 18 th-century botanist’s groundbreaking attempt to publish an encyclopedia of all the plants found within a ten-mile radius of London. To illustrate the plants, the author hired talented artists with backgrounds in engraving, watercolor painting, and textile design, and trained.

  Edition Notes 'Flora londinensis' is by William Curtis. Issued in parts, with six plates in each part. The plates are dated 16 April , 1 May , Pages: Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. An abridgement of the Flora londinensis with reduced plates by Curtis, William; 1 edition; First published in


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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 / by William.

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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, agriculture, rural œconomy and other arts.

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. by CURTIS, William. 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 as grow wild in the environs of London: By William CurtisAuthor: William Curtis. An abridgement of the Flora londinensis with reduced plates. [William Curtis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution. 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. William Curtis. The Work. As the Director of the Society of Apothecaries at the Chelsea Physic Garden, William Curtis began assembling materials for a large and comprehensive botanical guide to the flora of London and its environs as early as The first volume was published in and.

A Flora is a book or other work which describes the plant species occurring in an area or time period, often with the aim of allowing identification. The term is usually capitalized to distinguish it from the use of "flora" to mean the plants rather than their classic and modern Floras are listed below.

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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 Kilburn. - Explore panteekprints's board "Curtis Flora Londinensis Botanical Prints ", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Botanical prints, Prints and Flora pins.

Flora Londinensis During conservation work on the Flora Londinensis, all pages were photographed at high resolution and cataloged. Our Flora Londinensis, a richly illustrated book depicting the plants within a mile radius of London published incan be viewed in the in the permanent exhibbition, Extraordinary Ideas from Ordinary.

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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, agriculture, rural œconomy and other artsPages: Flora Londinensis.

Published: Sheetsize: 47 x 29 cm. Condition: please see photo, 1st. edition (only approx. copies were issued - extremly scarce) original text leaf included. Shipping-costs: free worldwide shipping.

Payment: Paypal or BanktransferSeller Rating: % positive. 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 (). The Louise B. Belsterling Botanical Collection includes the Flora Londinensis, a book that was meant to depict all the plant life growing within a mile radius of London in Produced by botanist William Curtis, it features more than hand-colored engraved plates.

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. - v. 4 - Flora Londinensis, or, Plates and descriptions of such plants as grow Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and .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.Thus was born, inthe Botanical Magazine, which Curtis called his “pudding” as it earned him sustenance, rather than the unremunerative praise of the Flora Londinensis. We have faith that time has allowed us to developed a much greater appreciation of this seminal work.